Council approves tree grant
Inventory and maintenance for city trees
Last updated 1/4/2024 at 5:13pm
SPOKANE VALLEY - Council approved the opportunity to pursue a grant proposal to help the city create an inventory and maintenance plan for the existing trees taken care of by the city Parks and Recreation Department.
Approval came through with six votes yes, and Al Merkel being the only vote against the proposal.
According to Engineering Manager Adam Jackson they have a grant request totaling $225,000. Jackson broke it down a bit and said those funds would be for a three-year maintenance plan for trees in city parks.
So, the grant would cover $75,000 per year for the next three years.