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Information for Shoreline

The Grounds Maintenance crew is responsible for providing landscape maintenance services including: edging; line trimming; litter and weed control; mowing; mulch and planting replacement; irrigation system operation and repair; pruning and other vegetation care and control measures.

The Grounds Maintenance crew provides landscape maintenance services to select public right-of-ways, such as Aurora Avenue.   This is a new in-house maintenance service that has previously been provided under contract. 

Our responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining arterial landscapes, including shrub pruning, weeding and litter cleanup.
  • Ensuring a safe pedestrian environment, including maintenance of street tree grates and sidewalk sweeping in main arterials.
  • Coordinating with other departments to ensure a high-quality streetscape for all citizens.

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Service Areas

This map shows the right-of-way areas to be maintained.  

Beginning January 1, 2020, landscape maintenance services will be expanded to include grounds maintenance previously contracted in parks and at City owned buildings.  This map shows these areas to be maintained.

To report landscape issues, please use the Online Service Request form.