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    Project Updates
    Oct​ober 10, 2017
    • City teams are now working in Riverside Park and the City’s Forestry Maintenance District 17.  District 17’s boundaries include Franklin ST SE (north), Eastern St SE (west) , Hall St SE (south), and the East Grand Rapids boundary (east).​
    • We're accepting bids from contractors interested in working on this project (due October 25). The project is built to maximize opportunities for small, local tree services to participate in the initiative.
    • Vendors can find more information, register as a vendor and bid on the project on our Vendor Self Service site.


    Contractor Progress:
    • New Life Arboriculture Services
      • Completed tree removal in Lincoln and Tremont Parks. Stump grinding in the following weeks.
      • Beginning work in Oak Hill cemetery next week.
    • Timber Ridge Tree Service
      • Completed tree removal in Dickinson Park. Stump grinding next week.
    • 1, 2, Tree, LLC.
      • Completed tree removal in Briggs and Plaster Creek Parks
      • Work on Ah-Nab-Awen to begin next week
    • Midwest Tree Service
      • Beginning work in Maintenance District 2 next week
    In-house progress:
    • Completed trimming in Maintenance Districts 17, 25, and 2
    • Looking ahead: beginning work in Maintenance Districts 28, 39, 40, and Riverside Park 


    Contractor Progress:
    • New Life Arboriculture Services
      • Stump removal work now expected to start next week
      • Working in Oak Hill cemetery
    • Timber Ridge Tree Service
      • Completed tree removal and stump grinding in Dickinson Park. This completes their portion of the initiative
    • 1, 2, Tree, LLC.
      • Completed tree removal in Ah-Nab-Awen park. This completes their portion of the initiative
    • Midwest Tree Service
      • Did not start in Maintenance District 2 as planned and will start next week
    • Summit Tree Services
      • Beginning work in Maintenance District 13 on Monday 
    • West Michigan Tree Services
      • Completed work in Mulick Park
      • Working in MLK and Huff Park
    • Arbor Solutions Group
      • Completed work in Maintenance District 6
      • Currently working in Maintenance District 5
    • Tree Works, Inc.
      • Currently working in Maintenance District 10
      • Starting work in Garfield Park next week
    In-house progress:
    • ​Completed work in Maintenance Districts 39 and 40
    • Looking ahead: beginning/continuing work in Riverside Park, Fairplains Cemetery, and Maintenance Districts 28 and 38​