Adopt a Park Program

The Seward Public Properties Division, in an effort to provide improved city park facilities, initiated an Adopt a Park sponsorship program. The purpose of the program is to upgrade and improve park playground equipment and facilities utilizing the resources of Seward’s civic groups. The civic group will develop pride of ownership in “their” park project while assisting the City of Seward to provide safer and better equipped facilities with the least amount of tax money being spent.

Adopt a Park - Bemis Park, adopted by Seward Optimist ClubAdopt a Park Responsibilities

  • A committee from the civic group meets with the Public Properties Foreman to develop a plan
  • Raises money, applies for grants, etc. to fund plan
  • Schedules work days
  • Spring clean-up of park
  • Fall clean-up of park
  • New playground equipment installation
  • Painting/staining playground equipment and shelters
  • Install/maintain sponsorship park signage
  • Install/maintain small floral display

Public Properties Division Responsibilities

  • Normal park maintenance
  • Mowing/trimming
  • Weed control
  • Trash removal
  • Snow/ice removal
  • Tree/shrub care
  • Playground equipment maintenance and repair

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