Park Maintenance & Properties - FAQs

There is graffiti on public property. Can I paint over it myself?

No, due to safety reasons there are specific paint products used. The City has to ensure products are not lead-based.

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Park Maintenance and properties
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Waste, Graffiti, Recycling

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1023
What does the City consider emergency tree service?

Limbs that pose a safety hazard, hang into right-of-ways or cover stop signs, and downed trees and limbs.

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Property

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1080
Is the city responsible for the tree in my back yard?

No, the city is responsible only for trees on tree lawns. You must call a private contractor for other trees in your yard.

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Park Maintenance and properties
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Property

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1081
Tree roots are blocking up my sewer, will the city remove these roots?

No, you must call a root removal company.

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Park Maintenance and properties
Category:
Property

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1083
Can I cut my neighbor’s tree?

Only the part that hangs over your property

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Park Maintenance and properties
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Property

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1085
How do I get a water fountain repaired in my park or playground?

If equipment or structures require repair, patrons should call Park Maintenance at 348-8300.

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Park Maintenance and properties
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Parks & Recreation

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1028
My loved one is buried in a City-managed cemetery. May I plant flowers on their grave?

Planting is permitted in the raised marker sections only. You may plant annuals or perennial flowers one foot in front of the headstone. Additional decorating information can be found here.

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Category:
Cemeteries

Last updated: 04/08/2015 - 7:42pm

Q961
What is the process for placing a headstone in a City-managed cemetery?

The monument dealers must submit a sketch of the headstone, including the dimension of all sides which conform to the City’s guidelines. The Cemetery must verify that the information matches City records, in addition to providing the grave location to the dealer.

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Park Maintenance and properties
Category:
Cemeteries

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q962
What is the price of a grave in City-managed cemeteries?

Single graves range from $765 to $948. A family lot purchase varies depending on type of grave (flush or raised).

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Park Maintenance and properties
Category:
Cemeteries

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q963
What method of payments does the City accept for graves in City-managed cemeteries?

The City accepts personal checks, cashiers checks, money orders, Master Card and Visa. Cash is not accepted.

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Park Maintenance and properties
Category:
Cemeteries

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

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