City of Sedalia Receives Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) Grant: Tree Re-Inventory, Planting and Tree Care Information

The City of Sedalia was recently notified it has received a TRIM Grant for $10,000 through the Missouri Department of Conservation for completion of a partial tree re-inventory of 2,006 trees along certain street right-of-ways on public property and within City Parks. The re-inventory will be conducted to document tree size, current condition, primary maintenance requirements, risk rating and additional variables. The data this inventory provides will be used to strategize and prioritize tree maintenance, planting and any removal needed.

In addition to the re-inventory, a basics of tree care flyer will be included in the residents’ February Utility Billing. Also, trees will be planted at the entrance of Clover Dell Park to replace ash trees which have been impacted by the Emerald Ash Borer.

Any questions regarding these activities may be directed to the Public Works Department, 200 S. Osage, Sedalia, MO at (660) 827-300 extension 1166.