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grounds division


The Grounds Division is responsible for the outside appearance of the county’s administrative buildings, parks, ball fields and other recreational facilities.   

From March until November grounds crews are busy with the following:

The weekly cutting and general maintenance of approximately 150 acres of lawns.
Planting and maintaining flower beds.
The planting, care and removal of trees and shrubs.


In addition to their general landscaping duties, grounds crews spend March through October maintaining, dragging, and lining the county’s 16 ball fields. 

The Grounds Division performs services at the following facilities:

Buchanan Park 3100 Cameron Dr.
Dalrymple Park 300 Globe St.
Horton Park 1515 Washington Ave.
Kiwanis Children's Park 807 Tryon St.
Kiwanis Family Park 1800 Wicker St.
Lett's Optimist Park
Broadway Rd.
Lion's Club Fairgrounds Ballfield 505 N Seventh St.
Optimist Park Ballfield 305 Legion Rd.
OT Sloan Pool & Tennis Court 1420 Bragg St.
San Lee Park 572 Pumping Station Rd.
Temple Park Seventh & McIver St.


From November through February, grounds crews are busy performing winter maintenance of the County’s landscapes.  These duties include leaf removal, seeding, planting, fertilizing, spraying for weed control, tree and shrub pruning, playground maintenance, fence repair and replacement, and the service and repair of equipment.

Public concerns regarding the safety and cleanliness of any of our facilities can be addressed to Amber Giles, General Services Administrative Support at (919) 718-4622.