The Community Services Department has an office in the East St. Paul Public Works building and is responsible for reporting to Council on all matters relating to:
- Municipal parks and recreation, land, buildings, and equipment, including the acquisition, maintenance and disposal of such property (Senior Centre, Sports Complex, Arena, parks, etc.);
- essential projects and work considered to be essential, with detailed estimates of the projects;
- Municipal weed control and Municipal spraying program; and
- dog control
There are approximately 45 acres of soccer and baseball fields to maintain as well as approximately 100 acres of green space. The buildings that fall under this Department are the Senior Centre, Arena and Banquet Hall, Community Centre, and Sportsplex Building. The Department has 6 full time employees, 10 seasonal employees, as well as the following equipment: 4 gators, a 1 ton truck, 2 half tons, 8 72" grass cutters, a 54" riding mower, 21 weed eaters, 2 zambonies, and a Kabota tractor with a snow blower attachment.
The Community Services Department is also responsible for the Municipal banquet hall operations and rentals and the maintenance of all recreation fields (baseball diamonds, soccer fields, etc.) The Department also controls the TransCanada Trail, Silver Springs Wildlife Park and various walking trails and paths in housing subdivisions.
2801 Gateway Rd.
East St Paul, MB