Parks Department receives award for garden project Posted in: Lifestyle The Elgin Parks & Recreation Department and Grounds & Maintenance Division participated in the Texas Recreation and Parks Society (TRAPS) Central Region Conference in Temple, Texas last week.Elizabeth Marzec, the manager of the Parks & Recreation Department, was selected as a speaker to give a presentation at the conference, and employees from Elgin’s Grounds & Maintenance team participated in the Maintenance Rodeo, where they tested their skills against maintenance crews from other cities.Most notably, the Elgin Parks & Recreation Department received the Conservation Award for the Pollinator Gardens at the Elgin Recreation Center. Elgin competed against local cities in the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!