Rain Barrels

The following information is for Fairway,
Roeland Park, & Westwood Residents only

FOR FAIRWAY, ROELAND PARK, WESTWOOD & WESTWOOD HILLS RESIDENTS ONLY


Instructions to Apply for Reimbursement for Rain Barrels

  • Review and agree to Program Applicant Conditions (see below)
  • Complete online application by clicking here or download a printable pdf.

    • Before you begin, be sure you have gathered your supporting documentation. You will need to provide: receipts/invoices, and before & after photos of rain barrel installation.
  • Approval decision will be received within five business days of completed applications.
  • Reimbursement for rain barrels is up to 50% of the cost with a cap of $75 per barrel, up to two.
  • Reimbursement will be complete in approximately 6-8 weeks. 
  • All reimbursements are made on a first come, first served basis. 

    Complete online reimbursement form:
    Click here

    Or mail downloaded form to:
    Bridging The Gap

    c/o Claire Zimmermann
    1427 W. 9th Street, STE 201
    Kansas City, MO 64101

    Or email scanned form to:
    claire.zimmermann@bridgingthegap.org


Program Applicant Conditions

  • The applicant is responsible for all project costs. The City will reimburse if the applicant received pre-approval, if applicable, after all cost have been incurred, final costs and receipts are provided, and final approval of project is obtained. All reimbursements are on a first come, first serve basis until funding runs out.
  • All projects and/or installations must be completed within the current calendar year and all final documentation submitted by November 30, 2021. 
  • Implementation of the approved project is the sole responsibility of the applicant. The City is not liable for personal injury or property damage resulting from work related to the project.
  • Projects pre-approved for funding carry no implied warranty or guarantee of reimbursement by the City.
  • The funded project must be maintained for a minimum of three years. All maintenance costs are the sole responsibility of the applicant and/or property owner. 

PARTICIPATING CITIES


Each city administers the funding for its reimbursement program. Please click on your city below to learn how to apply for cost-share funding.

Gardner 

Fairway 

Leawood

Lenexa

Merriam

Mission

Mission Hills

Olathe

Overland Park

Prairie Village

Roeland Park 

Shawnee

Westwood 

Westwood Hills