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Partners in Planting Program
2015 Sponsors

Community minded sponsors have partnered
together with the City of Bismarck
to provide funds for a matching grant to help homeowners plant street trees. This grant offers a
direct reimbursement to citizens and businesses who plant trees in the City's boulevard
area adjacent to their property.

Please let the following sponsors know
that you appreciate their participation
in this community program:

  • MDU  Montana Dakota Utility                                                                           ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY FUND
  • Starion Financial Starion Financial

  • Plains Commerce Bank  Plains Commerce Bank         
  • Basin Electric Power Coop Basin Electric Power Cooperative 
  • S and B Landscaping S&B Landscaping,Inc. [701] 224-0100

  • Prairie View Landscape and Nursery Prairie View Landscaping & Nursery

  • Cashman Nursery and LandscapingCashman Nursery & Landscaping

  • Wentz Landscaping Co. Wentz Landscaping Co. [701] 663-4264

  • Plantperfect Plantperfect
  • The Partners In Planting Program offers: 

    • Annual maximum of $500.00 per property.
    • 50% reimbursement for the cost of street trees and planting.
    • Maximum reimbursement for:
      • Tier 1 trees is up to $60.00 per tree
      • Tier 2 trees is up to $20.00 per tree

    To Participate:
    • Contact the Forestry Division to request a Permit to Plant Trees on Public Street Right-of-Way.
      • A forester will conduct an on-site inspection to determine where the trees can be planted, recommend species that are best suited for each site and issue a permit.
        Note: In most cases it is not necessary for the homeowner to be present.
    • After receipt of the Permit to Plant Trees on Public Street Right-of-Way, you can purchase the trees and plant them as indicated on the permit.
    • To apply for reimbursement through the Partners in Planting Program, submit the following paperwork to the Bismarck Forestry Division no later than December 15th of the same year the trees are planted. Note: Reimbursement is on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
      • A copy of the receipt that shows the kinds of trees purchased, the cost for each tree and the name of the company from which they were purchased.
      • The white copy of your Permit to Plant Trees on Public Street Right-of-Way.
    • After the paperwork is received in the Forestry Division office, a forester will inspect the planting for compliance.
    • Your paperwork will be processed and you will receive the reimbursement check in the mail in about 4 - 6 weeks.

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