The Parks and Facilities division is responsible for the maintenance of all Town parks, school grounds, cemeteries and public buildings including the Hicks Memorial Municipal Center, the Tolland Jail Museum, the Senior Center, the Recreation Center, the Resident State Troopers building, the Town’s four Fire Stations, the Arts of Tolland building (old town hall), the Highway Garage, the Parks & Facilities Garage, and the Fire Training Center, as well as snow removal on the grounds of all Town and Board of Education buildings.
The Department also provides maintenance for all municipal fields and those of the Board of Education, a total of 32 fields. The total acreage cared for is approximately 244+ acres. The department operates with a staff of ten plus two part-time custodians.
The department is also involved in numerous special projects throughout the year which it addresses with in-house staff. They recently finished revonations to the Hicks Memorial Municipal Center in conjunction with the Geo-Thermal project. The department also assists with community events throughout the year, including the Annual Tolland Memorial Day Parade, the Holiday Tree Lighting, Truck Day and Celebrate Tolland.