The Travis County Facilities Management Department (FMD) manages and provides professional services for project management, planning, design, construction, maintenance, operations and leases to meet economic and functional needs of Travis County.
We are a seasoned, interdisciplinary, collaborative team of design and construction industry professionals partnered with skilled facility operations and maintenance technicians.
Travis County FMD takes building projects from conception through planning, design, and construction with inspired creative solutions for high quality facilities. FMD integrates sustainable practices into the design, construction and operation of our facilities.
Over just the past 10 years FMD has successfully managed over 260 new construction and renovation projects.
FMD currently manages operations of facilities totaling 2,214,681 square feet and includes 65 buildings. For details visit the Travis County Facilities list.
- FMD projects encompass a full spectrum of building types:
- Correctional Facilities
- Administrative/General Offices
- JP Courtroom & Constable Offices
- Community Centers
- Clinics and Labs Facilities
- Tax Offices
- Sheriff Command Offices
- Forensic Center
- Maintenance Shops
- Print and Sign Shops
- Fleet Services Facilities
- Warehouses and Storage Facilities
- Conferences and Training Facilities
- Multipurpose Arena/Stadium
- Show Barn Facility
- Parking Structures
- Data Centers
- Park Rangers Facilities
FMD works closely with other county departments to develop master plans for our larger facilities complexes to carefully plan for the growth of Travis County:
Courts and general government functions in downtown Austin. Strategic needs assessment and facilities master plan study currently in progress. Visit the Central Campus Plan website for more details and supporting documentation.
Selected general government and other functions with high visitor traffic are located at Airport Blvd and 53rd Street, including:
- Travis County Tax Office (main office),
- Travis County Clerk (Elections and Recording Divisions),
- Sheriff's Central Command,
- County Fire Marshal,
- Emergency Services,
- Counseling and Education Services,
- District Clerk Passport and Jury offices.
FMD led the planning team which prepared the North Campus Master Plan approved by Commissioners Court in 2010. For a detailed view of this project you may download the North Campus Master Plan 2010 report.
Gardner Betts Juvenile Justice Center, located on South Congress, and several other county-owned facilities in the area provide a mix of family justice and other special services.
The county's adult detention complex is located in Del Valle, which is southeast of Austin. This complex recently constructed a $70 million facility that adds 1384 beds to keep pace with current needs.
Travis County East Service Center is a 40 acre complex serving the Road & Bridge Division of Travis County Transportation & Natural Resources Departments. Located off East FM 969 & Blue Bluff Lane, this complex includes an administration building, a community meeting room, print shop, warehouse, fleet services with a wash building and a covered parking structure.
Travis County dedicated the Richard E. Scott Building on April 21, 2011. This beautiful, modern building located at 4717 Heflin Lane houses the offices of the Justice of the Peace and the Constable for Precinct One. The Richard E. Scott Building is the first county facility to be built according to the guidelines of the Travis County's Green Building Policy.
The Ray Martinez Building is in Precinct 4 at 4011 McKinney Falls Parkway. The Justice of the Peace for Travis County Precinct Four offices and courtroom are located in the building. The Constable for Precinct Four, a satellite tax office, and the South Unit of the Community Supervision & Corrections Department are also at this location.
The 62,000 square foot building was designed by a joint-venture of the architectural firms Morales Associates and The Barr Company. Construction was completed in 2003.
The new SMART residential treatment center was dedicated in November 2011. The Del Valle location includes a 9 dormitory room, 72 bed capacity resident wing and an administrative office wing. The facility has been designed to achieve LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certification as set out by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).