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Projects Funded

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Tax Allocations

Resort Tax Funds are allocated as follows per the tax ordinance.

The original 3% resort tax, voted in 2014 is allocated as follows:

5% GRAD District Operations

5% Businesses Collection Reimbursement

10% Property Tax Relief

10% Gardiner Visitor Center operations

15% Visitor Center Capital Grant

 

The remaining tax funds are allocated by application to the Board:

5% Community Services and Cultural Grants

50% Infrastructure/community development

 

The additional 1% voted in 2020 goes to a Gardiner Water and Sewer District project 

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Project Gallery

Missoula Children's Theatre hosted by Electric Peaks Art Council

Missoula Children's Theatre hosted by Electric Peaks Art Council

2017 Rapp Project by Gardiner Park County Water & Sewer District

2017 Rapp Project by Gardiner Park County Water & Sewer District

2017 Rapp Project by Gardiner Park County Water & Sewer District

2017 Rapp Project by Gardiner Park County Water & Sewer District

2019 Granite Street Project by Gardiner Park County Water & Sewer District

2019 Granite Street Project by Gardiner Park County Water & Sewer District

2019 Granite Street Project by Gardiner Park County Water & Sewer District

2019 Granite Street Project by Gardiner Park County Water & Sewer District

Bear Resistant Garbage Cans by Bear Creek Council

Bear Resistant Garbage Cans by Bear Creek Council

Bear Resistant Garbage Cans by Bear Creek Council

Bear Resistant Garbage Cans by Bear Creek Council

Bear Resistant Garbage Cans by Bear Creek Council

Bear Resistant Garbage Cans by Bear Creek Council

Structural Fire Engine by Gateway Hose Company

Structural Fire Engine by Gateway Hose Company

Shakespeare in the Park, hosted by Electric Peaks Art Council,

Shakespeare in the Park, hosted by Electric Peaks Art Council

Gardiner Chamber Office

Gardiner Chamber Office

2021 Projects

Funds collected from the 2021 summer season were awarded to the following projects:

Bear Creek Council

Bear Resistant Garbage Cans

$2,800 awarded ($2,800 requested)

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Electric Peak Arts Council

Shakespeare in the Parks

$1,475 awarded ($1,475 requested)

Youth Initiative

$4,900 awarded ($4,900 requested)

Strategic Planning

$2,500 awarded ($2,500 requested)

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Park County Airport Board

Gardiner Airport Runway Improvements

$63,078 awarded ($100,000 requested)

Gardiner Airport Runway

$50,000 awarded ($50,000 requested)

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Gardiner Chamber of Commerce

AED for Gardiner Visitor Center

$0 awarded ($1,315 requested)

Gateway Hose Company has an AED that they can install and have also offered training

Additional Bear Cans/Art Wraps 

$18,189 awarded ($18,189 requested)

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Gardiner Public Schools

New School Playground

$85,933 awarded ($85,933 requested)

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Gardiner Hose Company

Structural Fire Engine

$170,000 awarded ($170,000 requested)

Improved Fire & Ambulance Operations

$81,500 ($81,500 requested)

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Gardiner Water/Sewer District

Water Main Project

$124,757 awarded ($1,075,621 requested; schedule 1 of 5 approved)

Main Storage Tank

$304,711 awarded  ($304,711 requested)

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Greater Gardiner Community Council

GCC Federal Grant Matching Funds

$100,000 awarded ($100,000 requested)

North Yellowstone Education Foundation

Grant Writer to Benefit Gardiner School

$15,000 awarded ($15,000 requested)

Connect! Grants Matching Funds

$10,000 awarded ($10,000 requested)
2021 rollovers

2020 Projects

Funds collected from the 2020 summer season were awarded to the following projects:

Gateway Hose Company

Structural Fire Engine

$170,00 awarded ($170,000 requested)

 

North Yellowstone Education Foundation

Teacher Housing Initiative

$56,229 awarded ($80,000 requested)


Executive Director Salary

$24,000 awarded ($24,000 requested)

Park County Airport Board

Gardiner Airport Runway

$50,000 awarded ($50,000 requested)

 

Gardiner Water/Sewer District

Gardiner Water Main Replacement
$60,000 awarded ($306,432.05 requested)

2020 rollovers

Granite Street Water Line 

244,710.58 awarded ($244,710.58 requested)

 

Electric Peak Arts Council

Shakespeare in the Parks

$1,475 awarded ($1,475 requested)

 

Youth Initiative
$4,900 awarded ($4,900 requested)

 

Matching Funds
2,000 awarded ($2,000 requested)


Jail Masonry

$12,500 awarded ($12,500 requested)

2019 Projects

Funds collected from the 2019 summer season were awarded to the following projects:

Bruin Booster Club

Updated sound system

$20,000 awarded ($40,000 requested)

 

Bear Creek Council

Bear resistant garbage cans

$2,290 awarded ($4,580 requested)

 

Electric Peak Arts Council

Shakespeare in Parks

$1,475 awarded ($1,475 requested)

Youth Initiative

$4,900 awarded ($4,900 requested)

Matching Funds

$3,501 awarded ($3,501 requested)

Gardiner Chamber of Commerce

Rodeo Grounds Upgrades

$32,000 awarded ($32,000 requested)

Gardiner Water/Sewer District

Water Main Replacement

$301,015 awarded ($321,075 requested)

 

Gardiner Mammoth Youth Soccer

MYSA, keep participation fees low, scholarships, goals, software, tourneys

$1,495 awarded ($1,495 requested)

 

Gateway Hose Co.

Safety & Paging Improvements

$36,290 awarded ($36,290 requested)

Greater Gardiner Community Council

Community Center Partitions

$4,200 awarded ($4,200 requested)


Jail Masonry

$12,500 awarded ($12,500 requested)

Right of Way Fence, Sitework at Jail

$3,500 awarded ($3,500 requested)

North Yellowstone Education Foundation

Stategic Planning Consultant

$2,500 awarded ($2,500 requested)

2018 Projects

Funds collected from the 2018 summer season were awarded to the following projects:

Bear Creek Council

Earth Day, Bear Aware Trash Bins

$2,942 awarded ($5,006 requested)

Entre Nous

Scout House Kitchen Appliances

$1,900 awarded ($1,900 requested)

Electric Peak Arts Council

Shakespeare in Parks

$1,350 awarded ($1,350 requested)

Youth Initiative

$2,300 awarded ($2,300 requested)

Donna Oblongata Show and Workshop

$2,391 awarded ($2,391 requested)

Future Farmers of America Alumni & Supporters

Gardiner Chapter Start-Up Costs

$3,760 awarded ($10,000 requested)

Gardiner Public Schools

Boilers - Phase One

$250,000 awarded ($250,000 requested)

Gardiner Water/Sewer District

Spring Box Improvements

$86,032 awarded ($86,032 requested)

Gateway Hose Co.

Ambulance Equipment

$66,930 awarded ($66,930 requested)

Building Expansion

$80,000 awarded ($80,000 requested)

2018 Rollover

North Yellowstone Education Foundation

Missoula Children’s Theater

$2,100 awarded ($2,100 requested)

Greater Gardiner Community Council

Jail Final Phase

$2,136 awarded ($4,141 requested)


Jail Masonry

$12,500 awarded ($12,500 requested)

Right of Way Fence, Sitework at Jail

$3,500 awarded ($3,500 requested)


 

Greater Gardiner Community Council

Historic Jail Roof & Fence

$10,500 awarded ($10,500 requested)

2018 Rollover

Grant Writer

$683 awarded ($683 requested)

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PROJECTS NOT FUNDED:

Greater Gardiner Community Council

Successful Gardiner Community Planning ($30,000 requested)

 

Gardiner Rodeo Club

Rodeo Bathrooms ($25,000 requested)
Rodeo Start-Up Funds ($30,000 requested)
Rodeo Chute Signs ($4,200 requested)
Rodeo Picnic Structure ($10,000 requested)

 

Electric Peak Arts Council

Season Support ($3,000 requested)

 

Gardiner Water/Sewer District
Granite Street Water Line Replacement Study ($32,900 requested)

2017 Projects

Funds collected from the 2017 summer season were awarded to the following projects:

Greater Gardiner Community Council

Community Center Fundraising Grant Writer

$12,083 awarded

Flooring Repairs related to Hazmat Abatement

$7,000 awarded

Gardiner Jail Stabilization

$16,599 awarded

 

Community Center Design Final Phase

$88,047 awarded

Gateway Hose Co.

Building Addition to House Emergency Vehicles

$80,000 awarded

 

Gardiner Water/Sewer District

Water Main Replacement

$80,000 awarded

Gardiner Snoopy Cooperative Preschool

Gardiner-Based Yellowstone Adventure Camp

$4,881 awarded

Gardiner Chamber of Commerce

Gardiner Visitor Center Carpet Replacement

$14,719 awarded

 

Bear-Proof Trash Can Wraps and Pick-Up and Park Street Can Addition

$3,718 awarded

Electrical Service at Arch Park Stage
$16,000 awarded

 

Electric Peak Arts Council

Youth Initiative

$2,300 awarded

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Ukulele Initiative

$5,000 awarded

Shakespeare in Parks

$1,300 awarded


Touring Artist Opportunity Fund

$1,000 awarded

 

Bear Creek Council

School Projector Equipment

$2,730 awarded

 

Gardiner Public Schools

Roof Replacement

$200,000 awarded

2016 Projects

Funds collected from the 2016 summer season were awarded to the following projects:

Gateway Hose Co.

Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

$63,480 awarded

Greater Gardiner Community Council

Community Center Renovation Grant Writer

$12,083 awarded

Community Center Entry/Foyer Renovation Design
$33,276 awarded

Community Center Entry/Hazardous Material Abatement

$107,450 awarded
 

Electric Peak Arts Council

Youth Initiative

$1,950 awarded

Shakespeare in the Parks

$1,30 awarded

Stage curtains at the Gardiner School

$5,589 awarded


Touring Artist Opportunity Fund

$1,000 awarded

Bear Creek Council

Bear Aware Trash Bins
$12,514 awarded


 

Gardiner Water/Sewer District

Hydrant Replacement

$53,400 awarded

2015 Projects

Funds collected from the 2015 summer season were awarded to the following projects:

Spay/Neuter Project of Park County

Spay and Neuter Efforts Inside the District

$1,000 awarded

Electric Peak Arts Council

Shakespeare in the Parks

$1,300 awarded

Strategic Planning

$1,500 awarded


Performing and Visual Arts

$2,750 awarded

Greater Gardiner Community Council

Gardiner Community Center Cultural Programs Support

$1,620 awarded

Continue Researching Affordable Housing Options
$7,500 awarded

Preliminary Architectural Report for a Water District and Sheriff’s Substation

$20,000 awarded

 

Structural Design and Construction Documents for the Gardiner Community Center rehabilitation

$32,066 awarded
 

Entre Nous Club

Maintenance on the Scout House

$3,204 awarded

Gardiner Community Library

To Provide Free Public Internet and Update Computers
$6,500 awarded

 

Gardiner Water/Sewer District

To Install US HWY 89 Calve and Replace Six Hydrants

$57,500 awarded

Gardiner Resort Area District
Local District Start-up Costs
$16,367 awarded

Gardiner Chamber of Commerce
To Construct 24-hour Public Bathrooms in Visitor’s Center

$80,000 awarded

2014 Projects

Funds collected from the 2014 summer season were awarded to the following projects:

Electric Peak Arts Council

Portable sound system

$3,100 awarded

Entre Nous Club

Maintenance on the Scout House

$4,143 awarded

Upper Yellowstone Roundup Association
Bleachers at the Rodeo Grounds

$3,500 awarded

 

Bucking Chutes at the Rodeo Grounds

$3,000 awarded

 

Greater Gardiner Community Council
Sidewalk Work on North Sde of Town

$10,878 awarded

Structural Analysis and Preservation of the Community Center 

$20,000 awarded

Highway 89 South Pocket Park

$31,011 awarded

 

Gardiner Chamber of Commerce
Flagpoles and Lighting in Front of the Park Street Visitor’s Center
$16,777 awarded

Gardiner Water/Sewer District
Water and Sewer Improvements

$119,000 awarded
 

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