Clean and Green Team
Our dedicated team helps keep the streets of Greensboro beautiful with services such as cleaning, maintenance and landscaping. Larry Owens, the project manager, along with his team mates work 7 days a week all around the downtown area (see maps below). Whether picking up litter, hanging beautiful flower baskets, or power washing the streets, our team is a big part of what makes Greensboro a clean and beautiful city.
Meet the Team
What Do We Do?
Tree Well Cleaning: Team members will pick up litter from tree wells within district.
Graffiti Removal: Team will report and then remove grafitti from all public property. Grafitti on private property will be reported to Greensboro Police Department and to the property owner. Team can remove grafitti from first floor private property if owners agree to sign property waivers.
Sidewalk Steam Cleaning or Power Washing: This will be done on a regular basis depending upon need and weather limitations.
Public Trash Receptacles: In coordination with City Sanitation, all public trash receptacles in the Primary Pedestrian Area will be emptied seven days a week. Trash containers will be washed and cleaned on a regular basis. Team will not pick up building trash.
Snow and Ice Removal: As time allows, the team will clean a 5-foot wide section of sidewalks and spread "Ice Melt," starting in the primary area and working out.
Hanging Flower Baskets Installation and Maintenance: From May 1st through the first hard frost of fall, the team will install and maintain district hanging baskets.
Sidewalk Cleaning Schedule:
From property line to curb, team members will pick up litter, cigarette butts, leaves, etc. from sidewalks.
Primary Pedestrian Area: 7 days/week Secondary Pedestrian Area: 4 days/week Third Level Pedestrian Area: 1 day/week
Center City Resource Team
Bike and Foot Patrol
The Center City Resource Team is part of the Greensboro Police Department an provides full time bike and foot patrol in the central business district.
Since 2005, the team has officers dedicated to Downtown as part of a effort to better serve downtown. The Center City Resource Team members may know many business owners and Downtown regulars and are keenly aware of Downtown's needs.