Although funded through the Cemetery Fund, the Facilities Maintenance Division manages the cemeteries.
The Cemetery staff operates and maintains the City’s three cemeteries:
Staff maintains cemetery grounds, sells plots and headstones, conducts interments and provides other services as needed. The watering and tree care is coordinated with the Parks Department.
Ø Reduce cemetery vandalism to the headstones and markers with the addition of appropriate fencing or patrols.
Ø Maintain and continually improve our historic cemeteries in a manner to ensure we respond to the reverence and quality needed for cemetery facilities of our nature.
Ø Continue successes with the Parks Department in implementing routine maintenance schedules for the cemeteries to address sprinkler maintenance and other ground issues.
Ø Implement cost efficient measures for long-term cemetery restoration and maintenance guidelines, with an historic perspective.