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Performance Measures & Quick Facts

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Performance Measures

Service ObjectivesMeasureWhy Measure?
To ensure adequate parks and open spaces are maintained and available for the community to support their recreation, leisure and environmental needs.Hectares of parks/open space per 1,000 residents municipally owned based on park classification.This measure indicates how well the City is at dedicating and maintaining parkland and open spaces based on population.
To ensure the efficient maintenance of parks and open spaces.Total operating cost for parks and open space maintenance per hectare.
Provides an indication of the costs associated with park and open space maintenance.

Quick Facts

  • 8.5 hectares of community parks (as per Open Space Strategy Report)
  • 25 km of trails maintained
  • 907 hectares of other greenspace maintained (neighbourhood parks and regional Parks)
  • 54 hectares of grass mowed
  • 6 tourist sites maintained
  • 100 annual tree plantings (average)
  • 20 trees removed (annually)
  • 70,000 annuals planted each year