1.0 GARDEN MAINTENANCE

1.1 Annual Bedding

Customer Outcomes:
Annual bedding displays are attractive and colourful.
Plants are healthy and free of obvious pests, diseases and damage.
The overall effect of the garden is neat and tidy with effective ground coverage and no weeds or litter visible between the plants.

Description of location:

Bulbs in annual bedding:
Customer Outcomes: High impact, uniform flowering across the display
NOTE: Not mandatory

Weeds and litter:
Customer Outcomes: Weeds are not visible above or between plants or around edges of the garden.
No litter is visible between the plants or around the edges of the garden.

Pest and disease control:
Customer Outcomes: Plants are in good health with no obvious infestations of pests or diseases.

Replacements:
Customer Outcomes: The garden is free of noticeable gaps in plant cover or continuity that detract from the overall appearance.

Edging:
Customer Outcomes: Grass edges are neatly trimmed.
Garden edges are neat and tidy with no overspill of soil.

1.2 Rose Gardens

Customer Outcomes:
Rose gardens provide an attractive and colourful display.
The overall effect of the garden is neat and tidy with edges trimmed to a uniform length, effective plant coverage and no wee or litter visible in the garden.
Plant are healthy and free of obvious pests, diseases and damage.

Description of location?

Condition and general care:
Customer Outcomes: Plants are growing strongly with no evidence of nutrient or water deficiency.
The garden is free of noticeable gaps in plant cover that detract from the overall appearance.
Plants provide a strong and attractive display of blooms, foliage (and hips where appropriate) from late spring to late autumn.

Weeds and litter:
Customer Outcomes: Weeds are not noticeable to the extent that they detract from the overall appearance of the garden.
Weeds are not flowering or setting seed.
No litter visible in the gardens.

Pest and disease control:
Customer Outcomes; Plants are in good health with no obvious infestations of pests or diseases.

Edging:
Customer Outcomes: Grass edges are neatly trimmed.
Garden edges are neat and tidy with no overspill of soil.

1.3 Mixed Shrubs and Groundcovers

Description of location?

Customer Outcomes:
Gardens provide an attractive display of colour and texture.
The overall effect of the garden is attractive with effective plant coverage and no obvious weeds or litter visible in the garden.
Gardens are safe and do not obscure sightlines or create trip or other hazards.

Condition and general care:
Customer outcomes; Plants are in good condition and well-grown with no obvious water or nutrient deficiencies that detract from the overall appearance of the garden.
The garden is free of noticeable gaps in plant cover that detract from the overall appearance.
Street plantings at intersections are kept below 600mm in height to maintain clear sightlines for traffic.

Weeds and litter:
Customer Outcomes: Weeds are not noticeable to the extent that they detract from the overall appearance of the garden.
Weeds are not flowering or settling seed.
No litter is visible in the gardens.

Pest and disease control:
Customer Outcomes: Plants are in good health with no obvious infestations of pests or diseases.
NOTE: does not apply to 3 Star (3*) gardens. Not mandatory.

Edging:
Customer Outcomes: Garden edges are neat and tidy.
Original edge alignment is maintained without incremental creep.

1.4 Herbaceous Perennials

Customer Outcomes:
Herbaceous perennial displays area attractive and colourful.
Plants are healthy and free of obvious pests, diseases and damage.
Plants provide effective ground coverage with no weeds or litter visible between the plants.

Description of location?

Condition and general care:
Customer Outcomes: Seasonal displays are colourful and attractive.
Plants are in good condition and well-grown with no obvious water or nutrient deficiencies that detract from the overall appearance of the garden.

Weeds and litter:
Customer Outcomes: weeds are not clearly visible above or between plants or around the edges of the garden.
No litter is visible between the plants or around the edges of the garden.

Pest and disease control:
Customer Outcomes: Plants are in good health with no obvious infestations of pests or diseases.

Replacements:
Customer Outcomes: The garden is free of noticeable gaps in plant cover or continuity that detract from he overall appearance.

Edging:
Customer Outcomes: Grass edges are neatly trimmed.
Garden edges are neat and tidy with no overspill of soil.

1.5 Hanging Baskets

Customer Outcomes:
Hanging baskets are safe, attractive and colourful.
Hanging baskets provide seasonal floral and foliage impact.
Plants are healthy and free of obvious pests, diseases, damage and nutrient or water deficiencies.

Description of location?

General Care:
Customer Outcomes: Hanging baskets provide a continuous colourful and attractive display.
Plants are in good condition and well-grown with no obvious water or nutrient deficiencies that detract from the overall appearance of the hanging basket.
Baskets and hanging systems are in good condition and not a hazard to pedestrians.

Weeds:
Customer Outcomes: Weeds are not clearly visible between plants.

Pest and disease control:
Customer Outcomes: Plants are in good health with no obvious infestations of pests or diseases.

Replacements:
Customer Outcomes: The display is free of noticeable gaps in basket numbers that detract from the overall appearance.

2.0 TREES AND HEDGES

2.2 Juvenile Trees

Customer Outcomes:
Juvenile trees are protected, pruned and maintained correctly so that they grow into well formed mature trees.
Juvenile trees are attractive and healthy.

Description of location?

Condition and general care:
Customer Outcomes: Trees have been correctly pruned to promote good structure, growth and safe clearance over paths and roads.
Trees are from of epicormic growth.
Trees are free of dead and diseased branches.
Trees are in good condition and well-grown with no obvious deficiencies that have affected tree health.
Mulch cover provides tidy and effective coverage of root zone.
Tree trunks are vertical.
Tree protection (Including stakes and ties) are tidy, secure, functional and not creating a hazard or causing harm to the tree.
Trees have not been damaged by vegetation control operations (chemical or mechanical damage)

Weeds:
Customer Outcomes: Weeds around the base of trees do not detract from the overall appearance of the planting.

Pests and diseases:
Customer Outcomes: Trees are in good health with no obvious infestations of pests or diseases.

Damage:
Customer Outcomes: Trees and tree protection systems are in good condition.
Damage to juvenile trees is repaired in a timely manner.
Tree losses are notified to the Asset Manager.

Theft and loss:
Customer Outcomes: Loss of trees does not affect the integrity or overall appearance of tree planting in parks and open spaces.

2.3 Mature Trees

Customer Outcomes:
Mature trees are safe and healthy.
Mature trees are attractive and enhance their surroundings.

Description of location?

Condition and general care?
Customer Outcomes: Mulch cover provides tidy and effective coverage of the root zone.
Trees are in good condition and well-grown with no obvious defects or deficiencies.
Trees are not damaged by vegetation control operations (chemical or mechanical damage)

Pruning:
Customer Outcomes: Poor pruning practices do not adversely affect tree health, form or create hazards.
Tree branches are at least 2.5m clear over pedestrian areas.
Tree branches are at least 4.5m clear over local roads and major arterials.
Tree branches are at least 2m clear of buildings.
Trees are free of potentially hazardous dead wood.
Trees are free or epicormic growth that can be removed from ground level with hand tools.

Pests and diseases:
Customer Outcomes: Trees are in good health with no obvious infestations of pests or diseases.

2.4 Hedge Maintenance

Customer Outcomes:
Hedges are neat and tidy with a straight, even finish.
Hedges are dense, healthy and well grown.
Hedges produce an attractive display of foliage and/or flowers.
Hedges are not a safety hazard.

Description of location?

Trimming and general condition:
Customer Outcomes: Hedges are neat, even and tidy with no long or uneven growth.
Flowering hedge plants are allowed to produce an attractive display of flowers.
Surrounding areas are neat and tidy with no clippings apparent.
Hedges do not encroach onto paths or walkways or create a visibility hazard.

Damage:
Customer Outcomes: Damage to hedges is rectified in a reasonable timeframe.

Theft and loss:
Customer Outcomes: Plants area appropriately replaced in a reasonable timeframe.

3.3 AMENITY TURF MAINTENANCE

3.3 Mowing - Amenity Turf

Customer Outcomes:
Grass is maintained throughout the year with a presentation and grass height that is suitable for a range of visual amenity, social and informal recreational purposes.

3.3 Mowing - Amenity Turf, Elite (5x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: 20mm to 40mm. Stalks no more than 100mm.

Clippings: All clippings are to be caught with no visible clippings left following mowing.

Mowing Coverage: Full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed. Edge mowing is completed within 24hrs and to the same level.

Edges: Grass extends no more then 25mm over the edge of any hard surface, trimmed mechanically to the same standard as the reset of the grass area.

Debris and Litter Removal: Litter is removed before each mowing, Fallen leaves, flowers, twigs and fruit are collected weekly.

3.3 Mowing - Amenity Turf, Premium (4x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: 30mm to 50mm. Stalks no more than 100mm.

Clippings: Either, all clippings are to be caught with no visible clippings left following mowing or clippings are discharged evenly over the mown area without clumping or windrowing.

Mowing Coverage: Full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed. Edge mowing is completed within 24 hours and to the same level.

Edges: Either, edges trimmed to the same standard as the main area and / or a vegetation free strip of no more then 50mm around and along structures and / or a 100mm strip along boundary fences.

Debris and Litter Removal: Litter is removed before each mowing.

3.3 Mowing - Amenity Turf, Standard (3x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: 40mm to 80mm. Stalks no more than 150mm.

Clippings: Clippings are discharged evenly over the mown area without clumping or windrowing.

Mowing Coverage: Full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed. Edge mowing is completed within 24 hours and to the same level.

Edges: Either, edges trimmed to the same standard as the main area and / or a vegetation free strip of no more then 100mm around and along structures and / or a 200mm strip along boundary fences and around the base of trees.

Debris and Litter Removal: Litter is removed before each mowing.

3.3 Mowing - Amenity Turf, Basic (2x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: 50mm to 150mm. Stalks no more than 300mm.

Clippings: Clippings are discharged evenly over the mown area without clumping or windrowing.

Mowing Coverage: Full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed. Edge mowing is completed within 24 hours and to the same level.

Edges: Either, edges trimmed to the same standard as the main area and / or a vegetation free strip of no more then 200mm around and along structures and / or a 300mm strip along boundary fences and around the base of trees.

Debris and Litter Removal: Litter is removed before each mowing.

3.3 Mowing - Amenity Turf, Seasonal (1x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: 100mm to 300mm.

Clippings: Clippings are discharged evenly over the mown area without significant clumping or windrowing.

Mowing Coverage: Full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed. Edge mowing is completed within 24hrs.

Debris and Litter Removal: Litter is removed before each mowing.

3.4 SPECIALIST SPORTS TURF MAINTENANCE

Customer Outcomes:
The turf is cut regularly and correctly and is presented in a suitable condition for the intended sporting use.
Grass is in good condition.

3.5 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Cricket
3.5 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Cricket, Elite (5x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height of Block and Pitch: Pitch grass height 10mm to 15mm for play. Block grass 15mm to 20mm during growing season. 16mm to 25mm out of season.

Grass Height of Outfield Area: 12mm to 20mm during playing season.

Clippings and Equipment: All pitch clippings are caught with no visible cutting left following mowing. Outfield clippings are collected. A reel mower is used for mowing.

Mowing Coverage: At every cut full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed.

Debris and Litter Removal: All visible stones, bottles, litter, fallen branches and other debris that will damage turf or machinery or create hazard to users is removed prior to mowing.

3.5 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Cricket, Premium (4x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height of Block and Pitch: Pitch grass height 10mm to 15mm for play. Block grass 15mm to 20mm during growing season. 16mm to 25mm out of season.

Grass Height of Outfield Area: 12mm to 20mm during playing season.

Clippings and Equipment: All pitch clippings are caught with no visible cutting left following mowing. Outfield clippings are either collected or discharged evenly over the mown area without clumping or windrowing. A reel mower is used for mowing.

Mowing Coverage: At every cut full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed.

Debris and Litter Removal: All visible stones, bottles, litter, fallen branches and other debris that will damage turf or machinery or create hazard to users is removed prior to mowing.

3.5 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Cricket, Standard (3x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height of Block and Pitch: Pitch grass height 8mm to 10mm for play. Block grass 10mm to 15mm during growing season. 16mm to 25mm out of season.

Grass Height of Outfield Area: 15mm to 25mm during playing season.

Clippings and Equipment: All pitch clippings are caught with no visible cutting left following mowing. Outfield clippings are discharged evenly over the mown area without windrowing or clumping. A reel mower is used for the pitch and block.

Mowing Coverage: At every cut full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed.

Debris and Litter Removal: All visible stones, bottles, litter, fallen branches and other debris that will damage turf or machinery or create hazard to users is removed prior to mowing.

3.5 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Cricket, Basic (2x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height of Block and Pitch: Pitch is artificial or a temporary grass pitch cut as required to a suitable height for junior or social grades.

Grass Height of Outfield Area: 20mm to 25mm during playing season.

Clippings and Equipment: Clippings are discharged evenly over the mown area without clumping or windrowing. Where a temporary pitch is cut clippings are collected.

Mowing Coverage: At every cut full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed.

Debris and Litter Removal: All visible stones, bottles, litter, fallen branches and other debris that will damage turf or machinery or create hazard to users is removed prior to mowing.

3.6 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Football and Athletics
3.6 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Football and Athletics, Elite (5x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: Grass height 15mm to 30mm for during playing season.

Clippings: Clippings are discharged evenly. Fields have been cut with a reel mower.

Mowing Coverage: At every cut full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed.

Debris and Litter Removal: All visible stones, bottles, litter, fallen branches and other debris that will damage turf or machinery or create hazard to users is removed prior to mowing.

3.6 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Football and Athletics, Premium (4x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: Grass height 20mm to 40mm for during playing season.

Clippings: Clippings are discharged evenly over the mown area without clumping or windrowing.

Mowing Coverage: At every cut full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed.

Debris and Litter Removal: All visible stones, bottles, litter, fallen branches and other debris that will damage turf or machinery or create hazard to users is removed prior to mowing.

3.6 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Football and Athletics, Standard (3x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: Grass height 25mm to 40mm for during playing season.

Clippings: Clippings are discharged evenly over the mown area without clumping or windrowing.

Mowing Coverage: At every cut full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed.

Debris and Litter Removal: All visible stones, bottles, litter, fallen branches and other debris that will damage turf or machinery or create hazard to users is removed prior to mowing.

3.6 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Football and Athletics, Basic (2x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: Grass height 25mm to 40mm for during playing season.

Clippings: Clippings are discharged evenly over the mown area without clumping or windrowing.

Mowing Coverage: At every cut full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed.

Debris and Litter Removal: All visible stones, bottles, litter, fallen branches and other debris that will damage turf or machinery or create hazard to users is removed prior to mowing.

3.7 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Rugby and League
3.7 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Rugby and League, Elite (5x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: Grass height 20mm to 40mm for during playing season.

Clippings: Clippings are collected.

Mowing Coverage: At every cut full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed.

Debris and Litter Removal: All visible stones, bottles, litter, fallen branches and other debris that will damage turf or machinery or create hazard to users is removed prior to mowing.

3.7 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Rugby and League, Premium (4x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: Grass height 30mm to 50mm for during playing season.

Clippings: Clippings are discharged evenly over the mown area without clumping or windrowing.

Mowing Coverage: At every cut full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed.

Debris and Litter Removal: All visible stones, bottles, litter, fallen branches and other debris that will damage turf or machinery or create hazard to users is removed prior to mowing.

3.7 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Rugby and League, Standard (3x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: Grass height 35mm to 60mm for during playing season.

Clippings: Clippings are discharged evenly over the mown area without clumping or windrowing.

Mowing Coverage: At every cut full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed.

Debris and Litter Removal: All visible stones, bottles, litter, fallen branches and other debris that will damage turf or machinery or create hazard to users is removed prior to mowing.

3.7 Specialist Sports Turf Maintenance - Rugby and League, Basic (2x)

Description of Location:

Grass Height: Grass height.35mm to 60mm for during playing season.

Clippings: Clippings are discharged evenly over the mown area without clumping or windrowing.

Mowing Coverage: At every cut full extent of area and as close as possible (without damage) to fixed obstructions. Moveable items are moved to allow for mowing and put back once completed.

Debris and Litter Removal: All visible stones, bottles, litter, fallen branches and other debris that will damage turf or machinery or create hazard to users is removed prior to mowing.

5.0 PLAYGROUNDS, YOUTH FACILITIES AND EXERCISE EQUIPMENT

Customer Outcomes: Facilities and equipment are safe, functional, clean and free from litter. Graffiti is kept to a minimum.

5.1 Playgrounds

Operational Maintenance: Play equipment is safe, functional and well maintained.

Ground Surface Maintenance: Playground area is free of litter and hazardous items.

Ground Surface Maintenance: Loose softfall material is an even and complying depth in impact areas.

Cleaning: The safe use and performance of playgrounds is not significantly affected by surface contamination.

Graffiti and Unscheduled Cleaning: No graffiti is present on playgrounds.

Hazards: Have these been isolated or removed. NOTE: Work type is unscheduled.

Repairs and Maintenance: Equipment is maintained in effective working and structural condition. NOTE: Work type is unscheduled.

5.2 Youth Parks

Operational Maintenance: Facility area is free from litter and hazardous items.

Operational Maintenance: Equipment and surfaces are safe, functional and will maintained.

Cleaning: The use and performance of youth parks is not significantly affected by surface contamination.

Graffiti and Unscheduled Cleaning: Graffiti does not unreasonably detract from the use, functionality or safety of the Youth Park or adversely impact beyond the Youth Park.

Hazards: Hazards have been isolated or removed. NOTE: Work type is unscheduled.

Repairs and Maintenance: Equipment is maintained in effective working and structural condition. Disruptions to users are minimised. NOTE: Work type is unscheduled.

5.3 Outdoor Exercise Equipment

Operational Maintenance: Equipment is safe, functional and well maintained.

Cleaning: The use and performance of equipment is not significantly affected by surface contamination.

Graffiti: No graffiti is present on outdoor exercise equipment.

Hazards: Hazards have been isolated or removed. NOTE: Work type is unscheduled.

Repairs and Maintenance: Equipment is maintained in effective working and structural condition. NOTE: Work type is unscheduled.

6.0 FURNITURE, STRUCTURES AND LANDSCAPE FEATURES

6.1 Furniture and Structures

Customer Outcomes:
Parks furniture and structures are safe, functional and presented in a condition that is suitable for their intended use and service standard.

Location of Asset:

Cleaning: The safe and pleasant use, performance and expected life of furniture and structures is not significantly affected by moss, lichen, algae and other surface contaminations.

Repairs and Maintenance: Furniture and structures are fully operations, safe and fit for use.

Graffiti: No graffiti is present on furniture and structures.

Repairs: Hazards have been removed or isolated if repairs cannot be carried out immediately. NOTE: Work type is unscheduled.

6.2 Barbecues

Customer Outcomes:
Barbecues are clean, safe and operational.

Location of Asset:

Operation: Barbecues are operational, Taps are functional and drains clear.

Cleaning: Barbecue plates and surrounds are clean and tidy, fat trays are not overflowing, no unpleasant odours and the safety signage is clean and legible.

Graffiti: No graffiti is present on barbecues.

Repair: Barbecues are safe and functional. NOTE: Work type is unscheduled.

6.3 Irrigation systems

Customer Outcomes:
Plants are growing strongly and are not affected by moisture stress.
Water is used efficiently within minimal wastage.
Timing of irrigation has minimal inconvenience to park users.

Location of Asset:

Operation: Water is used efficiently with minimal over-spray.

Regular Maintenance: Irrigation systems are functioning effectively.

Repair: Irrigation systems are fully operational. NOTE: Work type is unscheduled.

6.4 Water Features

Customer Outcomes:
Water features are operational and attractive.
Water features are clean and free of litter, algae and weed growth.

Location of Asset:

Operation: Water features are in operation during the agreed operational periods. Water is used efficiently with minimal wastage.

Cleaning and Regular Maintenance: Water features are clean, safe and attractive with no litter.

Graffiti and Unscheduled Cleaning: No graffiti is present on water features.

Repair: Water features are fully functional. NOTE: Work type is unscheduled.

7.0 PUBLIC TOILETS

Customer Outcomes:
Public toilets, changing and shower faculties are safe, operational, clean, odour-free, litter and graffiti free.

7.1 Toilet Cleaning

Location of Asset:

Regular Cleaning: Toilets are sufficiently stocked with paper (and soap, hand sanitiser and paper towels where dispensers are present).

Regular Cleaning: All sanitary plumbing fixtures and hand washing facilities are clean and hygienic.

Regular Cleaning: Hand washing facilities (where present) are clean and hygienic.

Regular Cleaning: Shower cubicles and changing areas (where present) are clean and hygienic.

Regular Cleaning: Bins (where present) are clean, not overflowing and odour free.

Regular Cleaning: Sanitary disposal bins are serviced. NOTE: these are serviced by ALSCO and notices should be sent there.

Regular Cleaning: Floors are clean and dry and free of litter.

Regular Cleaning: Toilets are free of unpleasant odours.

Repairs and Maintenance: Toilet and urinal flushing, privacy latches, taps, basins, dispensers, hand dryers and light (where supplied) are operational.

Graffiti: No graffiti is present inside of on the outside of public toilets, changing rooms and shower facilities.

Repairs and Maintenance: Toilets facilities are safe and in good repair with no obvious damage.

8.0 ARTIFICAL SURFACES

8.1 Sealed Paths and Cycle Trails

Customer Outcomes:
Sealed paths and cycle trails are safe and comfortable to walk and cycle on and suitable for their intended use and service standard.
Free from debris and vegetation.
Drainage is maintained so that sealed paths and cycle trails can be safely used in wet weather.

Surface Maintenance: The surface is smooth, even, safe and suitable for the intended use and service standard.

Surface Maintenance: Disability access is not compromised by surface conditions.

Steps: Handrails are stable and secure. Steps are safe and functional with no hazards with tread material is level with the top of tread risers.

Drainage Systems: (Where present) systems are functioning as intended. Sealed paths and cycle trails can be safely used in wet weather.

Vegetation: The safety and performance of paths and cycle trails is not adversely affected by vegetation growth. Over hanging vegetation is trimmed to 2.5m above the surface and all debris removed.

Vegetation: Users have clear passage and an unimpeded view of the surface. The appearance of premium paths and trails is not adversely affected by algae and moss growth.

Graffiti: Is not present on hard surfaces.

Surface Signage: Surface markings and messages are clear, well presented and easy to read.

8.2 Unsealed Paths and Cycle Trails

Customer Outcomes:
Unsealed paths and cycle trails are safe and comfortable to walk and cycle on and suitable for their intended use and service standard.
Unsealed paths and cycle trails are free of vegetation and obstructions.
Drainage is maintained so that paths, tracks and trails are suitable for use and not affected by subsidence.

Surface Maintenance: The surface is suitable for the intended use and service standard. Camber and crowning is maintained following maintenance operations.

Surface Maintenance: Disability access is not compromised by surface conditions.

Steps: Handrails are stable and secure. Compacted material is level with the top of the tread risers. Steps are generally safe and functional with no hazards.

Drainage Systems: (Where present) systems are functioning as intended. Surfaces are well drained and suitable for the intended use. Tracks are not affected by subsidence due to poor drainage.

Vegetation: The safety, performance of paths , tracks and trails is not adversely affected by vegetation growth. Clearance on cycle tracks is sufficient to allow at least 10m visibility. Overhanging vegetation is trimmed to at least 2.5m above the surface and all debris is removed.

Repairs and Maintenance: Unsealed paths and cycle trails area in good, safe condition. NOTE: This work type is unscheduled.

8.3 Pavers and Cobblestones

Customer Outcomes:
Pavers and cobblestones are maintained in a safe, functional condition with no loose pavers or trip hazards.
Weeds are not growing between pavers and cobblestones.

Surface Maintenance: Safe use and disability access is not compromised by surface conditions.

Vegetation: The safety and appearance of pavers and cobblestones is not adversely affected by vegetation, algae and moss growth. Access and use is unimpeded by overhead vegetation.

Graffiti: Graffiti is not present on pavers and cobblestones.

Repairs and Maintenance: Pavers and cobblestones are in good safe condition. NOTE: This work type is unscheduled.

8.4 Boatramps

Customer Outcomes:
Boatramps are safe and suitable for their intended use and service standards.
Boatramps are free from debris and vegetation.
Boatramps remain useable and undamaged in most conditions.

Boatramp Maintenance: The use of boatramps is not adversely affected by sediment, debris, algae and weed accumulation.

Boatramp Maintenance: The surface of boatramps is maintained in a safe, non-slip condition.

Obstructions: Access is not unreasonably obstructed by fallen trees, branches and other major obstructions. NOTE: This work type is unscheduled.

Graffiti: Graffiti is not present on sealed surfaces.

Surface Repairs and Maintenance: The surface is maintained in a safe and useable condition. NOTE: This work type is unscheduled.

8.5 Artificial Sports Turf

Customer Outcomes:
The turf is clean, safe, functional and suitable for its intended use and service standard.
The turf is free of debris and vegetation.

Surface Cleaning and Grooming: The surface is free, clean of debris and safe for the intended use.

Surface Cleaning and Grooming: Turf is in good order and condition.

Surface Cleaning and Grooming: Infill is evenly distributed at around 12 to 18mm below the blade tips.

Drainage: Drainage systems are clear of debris and blockages and are operating effectively.

Vegetation: No moss, algae or weeds are growing on the surface of the turf.

Vegetation: Overhanging vegetation cleared completely where possible, or trimmed to at least 4m above the surface and all debris removed.

Graffiti: Graffiti is not present on court surfaces.

Line Markings: These are clear, well presented and easy to read.

8.7 Tennis and Netball Courts

Customer Outcomes:
Courts are safe and functional, and suitable for their intended use and service standards.
Courts are free of debris and vegetation.
Markings are clearly visible and accurate.

Surface Maintenance: The surface is smooth, even, safe and suitable for the intended use and service standard.

Drainage: Drainage systems are clear of debris and blockages and are operating effectively.

Vegetation: No vegetation, algae or moss is growing on the surface of the courts.

Vegetation: Access and use id unimpeded by overhead vegetation.

Graffiti: Graffiti is not present on court surfaces.

Line Markings: Line markings are clear, well presented and easy to read.

12.0 REVEGETATION PLANTINGS

12.2 Revegetation Aftercare

Customer Outcomes:
Pant and animal pests are adequately controlled.
Plants achieve canopy closure within 3 to 5 years.
Revegetation plantings develop and mature in a manner consistent with the original concept and plan.

Condition and General Care: Plants are well grown and in good condition.

Weed Control: No plant pests are growing in the revegetation area.

Weed Control: Weeds and grass growing between plants are no more than 500mm high (including flower stalks) or no higher then the plants.

Weed Control: Weed height and coverage is no more than specified.

Mulch Replacement: Mulch coverage is maintained as initially provided until canopy closure is achieved.

Replacements and Further Plantings: The planting is free of noticeable gaps in plant cover.

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