Covid impacts to Parks and City Greening

16 June 2022

Please be advised the City has experienced some Covid-related staff shortages in areas of Parks and City Greening impacting services surrounding trees, gardens and streetscapes. 

The Urban Forest team are currently experiencing Covid-related staffing issues which has caused some delays. The City is assessing cases dependent on the risk and urgency and works will be allocated to a contractor if required.

The Streetscapes team have also felt the impact caused by Covid experiencing a 50% reduction in staff. Jobs within this area during this time will be tended to on a priority basis based on a pre-defined hierarchy of spaces. Staff numbers are predicted to return to normal by late June.  

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