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Grounds and Irrigation

Grounds Maintenance

The Ground Department provides a variety of services to ensure that all Moreno Valley USD facilities are clean, safe, and are a pleasant learning environment for students, staff, and community enjoyment. We maintain 155 acres of play sports fields, 38 acres of ornamental turf, 20 acres of slopes, and 12 acres of planters. The services provided include lawn care, irrigation installation and maintenance, proper horticulture practices, improved water usage practices, sports turf care, event assistance, equipment maintenance, pest control, mowing, shrubs and planters servicing, leaf and brush removal, retention basin service, and landscaping design and installation.

 

WEEKLY DUTIES

Mow all turf areas: Cool season grasses to be mowed at a height of 2 1/2 inches.  Warm season grasses to be mowed at a height of 1 1/2 inches.  This includes ornamental and play sports fields.  Edge all turf areas along hardscapes such as sidewalks and curbs.  String trim around trees, posts, and fence lines not accessible to an edger. 

 

Inspect all landscapes areas for safety concerns.  Clean and trim planter areas removing debris, leaves, and weeds.  Regularly check and repair irrigation systems. 

 

BI-WEEKLY DUTIES 

Inspect for gopher & ground squirrel activity and treat as necessary. 

 

MONTHLY DUTIES

Spray non-selective herbicide along fence lines, tree rings, skinned areas of baseball diamonds, tracks, planter areas & slope areas.  Inspect for broad or narrow leaf weed infestation and control as necessary.  Inspect and treat as necessary grounds and buildings for pests.  Perform preventative maintenance on power equipment.  We also sweep and groom our artificial football/soccer stadium fields and as needed.

 

SEASONAL DUTIES 

Line for school sponsored athletic events.  Renovate varsity sports fields.  Tree trimming and planting.  Apply slow release fertilizer and aerate all turf areas.  Perform District & site initiated landscape projects & renovations.   Cleaning and maintaining of storm drains and retention basins due to rains and unforeseen weather conditions.   

 

PEST CONTROL

All pesticide and pest management applications conform to AB 2260 “The Healthy Schools Act” and follow all applicable aspects of the Integrated Pest Management Plan (IPM).

MORENO VALLEY USD GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE

         

SITE

FIELDS MOWED

ORNAMENTAL TURF

SERVICE DAY

IRRIGATION

ALESSANDRO/REGISTRATION

FRI

MON

TUE

WED

ARMADA

TUES-WED

SAT

SAT

TUE

BADGER SPRINGS

WED

WED

WED

THU

BAYSIDE/BRIDGES

MON

MON

MON

FRI

BEAR VALLEY

FRI

FRI

FRI

WED

BOX SPRINGS

THU

FRI

FRI

SAT

BUTTERFIELD

WED

TUE

TUE

WED

CANYON SPRINGS

MON

TUE

WED-THU

WED

CEC-DISTRICT OFFICE

N/A

SAT

SAT

TUE

CENTRAL KITCHEN

N/A

N/A

FRI

SAT

CHAPARRAL HILLS

WED

WED

WED

FRI

CLOVERDALE

FRI

FRI

FRI

SAT

CREEKSIDE

TUE

THU

THU

FRI

EDGEMONT

WED

N/A

FRI

SAT

HENDRICK RANCH

THU

SAT

SAT

TUE

HIDDEN SPRINGS

MON

WED

WED

THU

HONEY HOLLOW

TUE

FRI

FRI

SAT

LA JOLLA

FRI

MON

MON

THU

LANDMARK

WED

WED

WED

THU

MARCH MTN/ADULT ED

FRI

FRI

FRI

THU

MIDLAND

FRI

SAT

SAT

TUE

MORENO ELEM

TUE

SAT

SAT

TUE

MORENO VALLEY HIGH

THU

MON

TUE

WED

MOUNTAIN VIEW

TUE

THU

THU

FRI

NORTH RIDGE

FRI

FRI

FRI

TUE

PALM

WED

WED

WED

THU

POC

N/A

FRI

FRI

SAT

RAINBOW SPRINGS

THU

THU

THU

FRI

RAMONA

TUE

TUE

FRI

THU

RIDGE CREST

WED

SAT

SAT

FRI

SENECA

FRI

SAT

SAT

TUE

SERRANO

WED

THU

THU

FRI

SUGAR HILL

THU

SAT

SAT

SAT

SUNNYMEAD ELEM

FRI

THU

THU

TUE

SUNNYMEAD MIDDLE

THU

THU

THU

FRI

SUNNYMEADOWS

FRI

TUE

TUE

WED

TOWNGATE

TUE

THU

THU

FRI

VALLEY VIEW

TUE

TUE-North Side and Plot Planters

Tuesday-South Side & Stadium areas

MON

VISTA DEL LAGO

TUE

TUE

TUE

WED

VISTA HEIGHTS

MON

MON

TUE-WED

WED