Solid Waste Management Program

Scrap Tire Surface Material Grant Information

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During the 2014 legislative session, the Missouri General Assembly renewed the 50-cent scrap tire fee collected on the sale of new tires. Revenues generated from the scrap tire fee are deposited into the Scrap Tire Subaccount of the Solid Waste Fund. These funds are then made available as follows:

Rose Brooks PIP2.jpg (34327 bytes)During Fiscal Year 2015, there are two scrap tire surface material grant offerings being made for the cost and delivery of scrap tire surface material. 

Non-Playground Scrap Tire Surface Material Grants are available for running tracks, walking trails, equine/livestock stalls/riding areas, and other similar projects. The application deadline is Feb. 27, 2015. Award recipients are expected to be announced in summer of 2015.

Playground Scrap Tire Surface Material Grants are available for playground projects only. The application deadline is Feb. 27, 2015. Award recipients are expected to be announced in the summer of 2015. For additional information, see the Notice of Funds Available.

Grant applicants will be notified of award and a Financial Assistance Agreement will need to be executed between the department and the grant recipient prior to any work being done on the project.

 

 

Scrap Tire Surface Material Grant notice, application forms and instructions.

Other Information

Solid Waste Management Districts
Gov. Nixon announces plans to build playground for Joplin children living in temporary FEMA housing - Aug. 26, 2011
Department of Natural Resources awards $635,000 in Scrap Tire Grants for Playground Projects in Joplin - Nov. 28, 2011
Previous Grant Recipients