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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act


Proposal Title:

Park and Grounds Maintenance and Construction



Individuals 16 years old and up are employed to perform routine grounds and landscape maintenance services at school facilities. Individuals would work in a crew environment with a ratio of one adult crew leader to 6-8 crewmembers. This work could include but not be limited to: mowing, flowerbed maintenance, aeration, irrigation repairs/maintenance tree and shrub trimming, fertilization and sod replacement. Work could occur at picnic areas, campgrounds, bathrooms, trailheads, parking lots, trash pick up, fencing, athletic fields, beaches, residential, commercial and right-of-ways. Pending scope of work and skill set of individuals, participants could work up to full time. Duration of employment could be limited to summer months or seasonally as weather allows.

Possible Recruitment Pool:

Urban, Rural, Schools, Special Interest Groups


Training Benefit: 

Develop skills associated with typical park and grounds maintenance equipment; use of personal protective equipment; and experience working in a team environment.

Equipment operated could include: lawn mowers, line trimmers, brush cutters, edger, shears, power cutter, small to medium sized equipment and tractors


Possible Funding Sources:

Workforce Development, US Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Federal Highways Recreational Trails Program, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, State Parks, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, Municipal Park and Recreation Departments, County Open Space Programs


Contact us if you have any questions or would like to discuss this further at  General_Information@chinookassociatesllc.com

Additional Draft Proposal

                Recreational Trail Maintenance Management                    Recreational Trail Construction

                Work At School Grounds and Landscape Maintenance       Work At School Custodial Services

                Mined Land Reclamation                                                Non-Native Noxious Weed Management

                Park and Grounds Maintenance                                       Reforestation and Tree Planting

                Timber Stand Improvement                                           Wildland Fire Fuel Reduction

                Development of Defensible Space Around Communities   Forest Insect and Disease Control


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