Parks and Grounds

“It is the mission of the Parks and Grounds Division to provide high quality grounds maintenance and event support for the City of Tavares.”

 The Parks and Grounds Division, consisting of one manager and ten staff members, is responsible for maintaining the City’s twenty parks and two sports complexes.  Right-of-way maintenance, landscaping in and around all City owned facilities and properties, cemetery maintenance and ground maintenance contracts are accomplished through this division.

Event support, facility set-ups, public restroom maintenance and the repair and maintenance of playground equipment are additional services provided through the Parks and Grounds Division.  Through shared responsibilities they provide support to other divisions when necessary, working together to meet the goals of our city.

  1. Perry Ragin
    Parks and Grounds Manager


    Ph: 352.742.6168
    Ce: 352.516.3796
    Fx: 352.742.6397

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.