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The Operations (Grounds) Department charter is to ensure all students and faculty have a safe and healthy environment while they learn and work.  While safety is our first priority, it is our goal that each site should offer an aesthetically appealing environment as well; one that adds value to the learning and working experience and offers appeal to our community.

Services Provided

  • Landscape of all sites.
  • Continually monitor irrigation system, repair / replace as needed.
  • Annual certification of backflow devices district wide.
  • Monitor and maintain athletic turf surfaces.
  • Aerate and fertilize athletic fields.
  • Service to District Stadiums; provide upkeep on an as needed basis.
  • Inspect playground equipment fall surfaces.
  • Sweeper cleaning service to hardscape areas.
  • Implement District integrated pest management.

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City of Newport Beach Leaf Blower Ordinance

The City of Newport Beach passed an ordinance limiting the use of leaf-blowers in residential areas, ordinance #2011-12 (click here for attachment).  Newport-Mesa Unified School District facilities, as well as other properties noted in the ordinance are exempt from these limitations.

Contact Us

Shane Frandsen    
Maintenance & Operations Manager - Grounds    
(714) 424-7584

AFTER HOURS EMERGENCIES  -   (714) 936-0244  (6:30 AM - 4:30 PM  MONDAY - FRIDAY)  

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