The City of Sedalia has received a TRIM grant through the Missouri Department of Conservation for completion of a partial tree re-inventory along certain street right-of-ways on public property.

Davey Resource Group, the City of Sedalia’s contractor, started collection on January 14, 2020 of tree data from three areas having the approximate boundaries of: the north City limits on the north to Third St. on the south and Limit Ave.(U.S. Highway 65) on the west to Mill St. on the east; Third St. on the north to Broadway Ave. on the south and Osage Ave. on the west to Marshall Ave. on the east; and Boonville St. on the north to the Union Pacific Railroad on the south and Mill St. on the west to Heard St. on the east.

The anticipated number of trees is approx. 1,926. The entire tree re-inventory data collection process should be completed by January 31, 2020.

Data collected will include, but is not limited to, location, species, tree size, stems, condition, location rating, primary maintenance needs, secondary maintenance needs, risk assessment, risk rating, and observations.

Davey Resource Group workers will not be inventorying trees on private property and will not need to make contact with residents.

However, should you be concerned about someone in your area, you can identify Davey Resource Group workers as they will be wearing high-visibility safety vests and will have Davey Resource Group identification cards available upon request.

Any questions should be directed to the Public Works Department, 200 S. Osage, Sedalia, Mo., 65301, or  (660) 827-3000 extension 1166.