Hats off to Parks Maintenance Men

Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), February 21, 2001 | Go to article overview

Hats off to Parks Maintenance Men


Byline: Jerry Handlon

I wanted to share with you the role of maintenance personnel at the Schaumburg Park District. These unsung heroes do much of their work unnoticed by the general public. They maintain park sites, landscaped areas, nature areas, buildings, facilities, pools, parking lots and other public property that belongs to the park district.

Oftentimes, they work into the night and in some cases, around the clock. The most recent example was the snowstorm last December. Crews from the Parks and Planning Department and the Buildings and Facilities Department worked long, exhausting hours removing snow and ice, making sure that building temperatures were consistent, checking leaks or other problems in the buildings, and trying to make repairs.

The beautification of our park system and golf courses is the responsibility of these maintenance personnel who take painstaking efforts to make a flower bed or landscaped area more attractive than most areas you see in other communities. I am proud to say many public agencies have modeled their landscaping areas similar to the Schaumburg Park District's.

I think most residents of Schaumburg are proud to be a part of this community, knowing the quality of life here is second to none. Part of that is due to the high quality of maintenance our parks, planning, facilities, and golf course staff continue to provide.

Keeping the public area free of litter and debris is no easy task. Volunteers who work with our Parks Department and our buildings staff can certainly attest to that. …

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