Parks & Open Spaces

Role


The Parks and Open Space Division provides comprehensive planning services for parks, trails, open space and recreation facilities that directly benefit the citizens of Monument by enhancing quality of life, promoting a healthy community, supporting the local economy and protecting and enhancing the environment.

The Parks and Open Space Division provides recreational and educational opportunities by designing, renovating, constructing, and maintaining new parks, park facilities and trails for the citizens and visitors of Monument.


Responsibilities


The Parks and Open Space Division has many responsibilities including:
  • Conduct comprehensive park and recreation facility planning.
  • Maintain, renovate and construct:
    • Buildings
    • Curbing
    • Fences
    • Parking facilities
    • Structures
    • Walkways
  • Manage, maintain and protect the natural resources within the parks and open space properties.
  • Provide landscape maintenance services.
  • Repair:
    • All manner of vandalized facilities
    • Landscape equipment
    • Lighting and plumbing systems
    • Monitor and renovate irrigation