Tree Board

Regular Meetings

  • 4:30 p.m.
  • 4th Monday of every month
  • City Hall Council Chambers
  • Note that the Tree Board will occasionally use this time as a Working Meeting

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Term Expiration
Dave Barnett, Chair November 14, 2024
Matthew Cummons November 14, 2026
Dan Brown November 14, 2025
Chelsea Hilty November 14, 2026
Greg Dahle November 14, 2024
Jon Weems November 14, 2025
VACANT November 14, 2026
Joe Abu-Ghannam, City Council Rep. June 30, 2027
Marchetta Maupin, Urban Landscapes Director, Ex-Officio Indefinite


  • (a) Advise and consult with the City Manager, or other staff designated by the City Manager, on any matter pertaining to this Article;
  • (b) Study the problems and determine the needs of the City in connection with its management of trees and shrubs and make specific recommendations to the City Manager;
  • (c) Work in collaboration with the City Urban Landscape Commission, the Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners, the Public Works Department, the Parking Authority, the Planning Commission, and other agencies and departments as needed;
  • (d) Review City plans and policies, when requested to do so by the City Manager, that contain matters relating to urban forestry, community values, and arboriculture;
  • (e) Recommend legislation regarding the community forest;
  • (f) Provide for the City Manager reports as requested and an analysis of annual budgets pertaining to the community forest;
  • (g) Develop a program for identifying and maintaining exceptional trees in the City and make recommendations to the City Manager and City Council for adopting such a program;
  • (h) Provide information regarding the selection, planting and maintenance of trees on public property;
  • (i) Facilitate the planning and implementation of public education addressing proper tree care and community forestry;
  • (j) Coordinate the City Arbor Day programs, grants, and other similar programs. (Ord. 11 to 46. Passed November 15, 2011.)