Community Tree Planting Assistance Program

Over the past 2-3 years, the City of Minonk has been removing a number of dead trees due to age and or the Emerald Ash Borer disease. As all of you are aware, trees are a very valuable part of the environment. With that being said, the City of Minonk is starting a tree planting financial assistance program available to residents located within the City limit boundaries. The program is designed to help home owners who wish to plant a tree in their yard with financial assistance.

Program Guidelines:
1) Program is designed to encourage planting of trees that are more diverse disease and storm resistant shade trees.
2) Tree is planted in home owners yard and not on the City berm.
3) City will reimburse home owner (up to $200) towards costs of tree and planting, one tree per residence/person and must own the property.
a. Once tree is planted, turn in receipt(s) and City will reimburse during next billing cycle.
4) Limit 20 requests
If you wish to take advantage of this program or have questions, please email Bill Moline at [email protected].