The Village of Pinehurst is proud to announce the Fleet Maintenance Department has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Fleets in the Americas for 2019. The 100 Best Fleets program recognizes and rewards peak-performing fleet operations in North and South America. The program identifies and encourages ever-increasing levels of performance improvement within the public fleet industry.

“We are proud of this outstanding recognition for our Fleet Maintenance Department and the Village of Pinehurst,” Jeff Sanborn, Village Manager shared. “The staff in our Fleet Maintenance Department do an outstanding job keeping our Village-owned vehicles and equipment on the roads and running smoothly in order to better serve our residents.”

Award applications are evaluated on answers provided in the program’s 12 Criteria of Excellence categories: Accountability, Use of Technology and Information, Collaboration, Creativity, Celebration, Evidence of a High Trust Culture, Performance Recognition, Doing It Right the First Time, Quick Efficient Turnaround, Competitive Pricing, Staff Development, and Resources Stewardship.

The Village received recognition as the 76th ranking of the 100 Best Fleets in the Americas program. This is the first time the Village of Pinehurst has participated in this award program. The winners were announced on April 17, 2019, at the NAFA Fleet Management Association Institute & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky and the list will be published in Governing Magazine.

About the Village of Pinehurst’s Fleet Maintenance Department
The Village of Pinehurst’s Fleet Maintenance Department consists of the Director and two Fleet Technicians who are responsible for providing regular and preventative maintenance for 103 vehicles and 65 pieces of equipment operated by the Village. The Fleet Maintenance Director reports directly to the Assistant Village Manager of Operations and is a member of the senior leadership team. Our Fleet Maintenance Department is committed to continuous improvement, from achieving excellent performance results to providing outstanding customer service.

About 100 Best Fleets
The purpose of the 100 Best Fleets program is to identify outstanding operations for others to emulate, to promote pride in the industry and to provide recognition within the larger organization and community that the winning fleets serve. For more information, visit