Community Maintenance

In addition to maintaining Century Hall and connecting park, the Cranston Residents Association provides additional landscape maintenance in other areas within the community, on land owned by the Cranston Residents Association, or through additional maintenance agreements with Brookfield and/or the City of Calgary.

This includes:

  • Decorative Corners
  • The Art Park
  • The Windmill 
  • The Riverstone Gazebo
  • Agreements with Brookfield Residential to maintain various parks and pathways throughout the community until they are turned over to the City of Calgary
  • Agreements with the City of Calgary (Greenspace Agreements and SNIC Agreements) to provide approved enhance maintenance on City owned property within Riverstone. (see below for more details)

To see information about snow clearing along city sidewalks and pathways see the City of Calgary website here: http://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/Parks/Pages/Pathways/Snow-clearing.aspx

City of Calgary’s Good Neighbours Practices Reference Guide: an overview of frequently referenced bylaws which set a minimum standard for neighbourhoods and help to ensure all Calgarians live in safe, clean and healthy communities.

Below are the 2022-2023 Snow Clearing and Summer Landscaping maps: 

ENHANCED SUMMER MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE: Begins (approximately) June and runs through to early to mid-September (weather permitted). Summer Maintenance Program, highlighted on the map below, includes:

  • 1m fire-cut on approved City of Calgary owned community pathways in Riverstone (Greenspace Agreement with City)- This is completed 3-4 times in a season, and is not a regular cut
  • Seasonal grass-cutting in approved City of Calgary owned Riverstone parks, including tree wells/shrub beds/light weeding (Greenspace Agreement with City)
  • Annual mulch replacement (helps to reduce weed growth) in approved City of Calgary owned Riverstone parks (Greenspace Agreement with City)
  • The Residents Association has requested weed spraying from the City of Calgary, at cost to the association, within Riverstone- which will be at the discretion of the City in relation to their policies surrounding distance to bodies of water and play-structures

ENHANCED WINTER MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE: Begins (approximately) late November and runs through to early March (weather permitted). Winter Maintenance Program, highlighted on the map below, includes:

  • Snow and ice removal on designated City of Calgary owned community pathways (SNIC Agreements with City of Calgary)

CITY OF CALGARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Anything outside what is listed above is the City of Calgary’s responsibility, such as but not limited to:

  • All tree repair and maintenance
  • Median maintenance (boulevard maintenance is the responsibility of the homeowner)
  • Seeding & sodding of medians and park spaces
  • Fertilizing and any weed spraying
  • Water/Irrigation
  • Road snow removal

 

Need More Information? Maintenance & Landscaping Services Provided by the Cranston Residents Association