Grounds Department is responsible for maintaining approximately 700 acres of land, including turf, trees, shrubs and flowering materials including litter and debris control in all outdoor areas. Grounds is also responsible for rodent control, weed control and pest control through several contractors.The grounds crews maintain athletic fields throughout the district which includes, Oral E Micham Mineral King Bowl and the new Gropetti Automotive Visalia Community Stadium, preparing these fields for athletic competition and special events such as Fourth of July Celebration and high school graduations. Grounds services the three district pools at Golden West High School, Mt Whitney High School and Redwood High School. The Grounds sprinkler crew repairs and maintains district irrigation systems. Our lead mechanic repairs and services the Grounds equipment as well as repairing and maintaining grounds equipment for our school sites.