At its final meeting of the year, the Riverdale City Council voted to approve a significant amount of tree-removal, trimming and treatment in both Bicentennial Park and Peggy’s Park for the coming year. The combined cost of the services to be provided by Davey Tree Expert Company is $9,450.

The services to be provided include:

Peggy’s Park:
    • Removal of the Walnut tree on the east side of the property near the street.
    • Removal of the large, Green Ash tree on the east side of the property near the street.
    • Removal of the declining Silver Maple just west of the yellow, plastic jungle gym.
    • Removal of the Silver Maple tree just west of the metal playground equipment.
    • Grind out remaining stumps from tree removal.
    • Haul away excess wood and grindings.
    • Prune trees in park – raise/elevate limbs to promote upward growth and improve canopies.
    • Remove leaning Boxelder Maple near existing Spruce trees.
    • Crown clean remaining trees.

 

Bicentennial Park:
    • Prune large red oak on east property line.
    • Remove Tuliptree and Maple in the middle of the playground area.
    • Remove the Cherry tree on the west property line.
    • Remove the Black Cherry on the west property line.
    • Grind out remaining stumps from tree removal.

A copy of the resolution with a detailed breakdown of the services to be provided can be found here.