Parks and Recreation

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Rick Hall, Parks & Recreation Director
230 North Stone Street DeLand, FL 32720

Monday - Friday

8:00AM - 4:30PM

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Phone Number: (386) 626-7190

Phone Number: (386) 774-6162

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Mission Statement

The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the organization and supervision of a comprehensive program of leisure time activities for the citizens of DeLand according to the stipulated policies and regulations set forth by the City Commissioners and City Manager.  These programs include a diversified range of recreational opportunities, providing adequate maintenance of buildings and grounds of the city park system, and administration of the Municipal Mobile Home Park.  Departmental personnel are to interact in cooperative programs that include holiday celebrations and various approved activities with local special interest groups.

Duties & Responsibilities:  

Public Works consists of 50+ employees operating six divisions: Administration, Streets, Forestry/Trees, Urban Beautification, Fleet Maintenance, and the Stormwater Enterprise Fund.  The Street division is responsible for the maintenance of all City owned roadways and sidewalks, to ensure safe access to motorist and pedestrians.  The Forestry/Tree division handles all trimming, removal and replanting of City owned trees.  The Urban Beautification division is responsible for all landscape maintenance for select City parks, City facilities, and the downtown streetscape.  The Fleet division is responsible for the maintenance of all City owned vehicles and equipment. The Storm Water division, which is separately accounted for in an enterprise fund, is responsible for the maintenance of City retention areas, the City owned storm water drainage system, and street sweeping throughout the city.

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