Community Services-Parks & Cemeteries
Parks & Cemeteries
The Parks, Cemeteries, Sport & Recreation Section is within the Community Services Department which falls under
the Directorate of Municipal and Social Services.
The function of this section is to provide and maintain well-kept parks, recreational, cemeteries as well as neat,
tidy and regular cut pavements and under-developed open spaces. In doing so a pleasant environment is created for all citizens of the broader Matlosana area.
The aim is to develop and maintain all parks, open spaces, cemeteries, conserved areas and sport and recreation.
The following are key areas:
Planning, design and landscaping;
Park utilization management;
Environmental conservation, including biodiversity management and awareness;
Parks, open spaces and cemetery maintenance;
Horticultural and arboriculture projects;
Conservation, rehabilitation, enhancement of ecosystems;
Invader species control;
Infra structural maintenance;
Cemeteries management: burials and archival records;
Project Management and facilities management; and Training and educational projects.
The Parks Section is also involved in:
Road island beautification;
Regular Park and Cemetery development;
Reviewing initiatives to enhance safety in parks;
Provided added value in capital projects;
The empowerment of women.