Old Mission
Founded 1804
Capuchin Franciscan
Santa Inés
Solvang, California
Sacred Heart Sisters
Mission Santa Inés

Facilities and Grounds Team

The Facilities and Grounds Team led by Victor Bermúdez is responsible for maintaining the mission's buildings and grounds and keeping them safe for parishioners and visitors to use and enjoy. In order to do that, they must be knowledgeable in many areas and trades.  Some of the things they do are: 

  • Gardening for all public and private grounds
  • Landscaping maintenance, repair and installation
  • Irrigation maintenance, repair and installation
  • Exterior and interior lighting maintenance, repair and installation
  • Maintain and service the mission's gardening and maintence equipment
  • Hazardous waste management and control to comply with and meet or exceed fire department standards
  • Janitoral services for all buildings
  • Building electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, welding, plaster and stucco maintenance and repair to "mission" standards
  • Event facility set-up and support for parish and non-parish events
  • Coordinate with Santa Barbara County for permits and licenses as needed
  • Office furniture and equipment set-up and maintenance
  • Safety compliance for all buildings and grounds

Victor has been coordinating with the outside contractor and County of Santa Barbara to remodel the Parish Hall kitchen. This effort has taken many months just to plan. When the work begins this fall, Victor will continue to work with the contractor to make sure that the project is completed according to the plans. 

Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!  Psalm 90:17