FY2016-17 Budget Final

ACTIVITY SUMMARY

DEPARTMENT

ACCOUNT

PROGRAM/ACTIVITY PARK MAINTENANCE AND LITTER CREW

PARKS AND RECREATION

101-005-020

*Manage the appearance and functionality of all parks, trails, and athletic complexes throughout the City by frequent and consistent mowing cycles, quarterly chemical applications and fertilization, daily trash removal and restroom cleanup, and routine safety inspections. * Maintain the City's clean appearance through litter control in City rights-of-way by monitoring and picking up trash daily, responding timely to illegal dumping complaints, and removing debris. PERFORMANCE MEASURES/SERVICE LEVELS MISSION/PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Park Maintenance and Litter Crew Division is responsible for conducting routine maintenance and litter control of all City parks, Town Center landscaping, trails, City rights-of-way, athletic complexes, and open spaces in order to provide the DeSoto community with safe, clean and aesthetically-pleasing parks. This Division also provides logistical support to the Special Event team. The Litter/Median Maintenance Crew (Fund 552) is responsible for the trash and debris removal along streets, medians, and rights-of- way, as well as landscaping and irrigation within the medians. Routine daily park maintenance includes, but is not limited to: irrigation repairs and improvements, outdoor park repairs and improvements, mowing and weed trimming, trail maintenance, playground and park inspections, athletic field maintenance, playground maintenance, restroom cleaning and maintenance, and graffiti removal from City property. GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

FY 2014 Actuals

FY 2015 Actuals

FY 2016 Target

FY 2017 Target

Quantifiable Factor(s)

Activity Demand/Workload Number of miles of right of way, medians, and streets required for maintenance Number of Park and Trail Inspections Completed Number of pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizer applications to athletic fields (Annual) Number of herbicide applications to sidewalk (33 miles) cracks for weed control (Annual) Number of completed customer satisfaction surveys

50

50

50

50

N/A

N/A

500

376

4

3

6

6

3

3

2

2

60

80

85

85

Efficiency/Effectiveness Measures M&O Budget Per Capita M&O % of General Fund Budget

$26.04 3.98%

$25.76 4.01%

$25.98 3.89%

$30.44 4.24%

8.5

10

12

12

Average mileage of litter collection (daily) Average time (days) per park or trail correction Average time (hrs. per qtr. per FTE) spent applying pesticides, herbicides and fertilizer to athletic fields Average time (hrs. per qtr. per 2 FTE) spent applying herbicides to sidewalks Citizens satisfaction with the appearance of parks and medians.

N/A

N/A

4 8

4 8

18

12

19.5

18.0

16.0

16.0

N/A

75

80

80

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