Urban Forestry Commission

Meetings


  • Third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
  • Check the website calendar for upcoming meeting information. 
  • Past Virtual Meetings: Visit the City's webcasts website. Scroll to the Archives section, then the Webcasts section. Scroll to find meetings.

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Members


The five members are appointed by the City Council for three year terms.

  • Kathleen Philpott Costa (Chair)
  • Amy Crumpton (Vice Chair)
  • David DeCoste (Secretary)
  • Stephanie Hamilton
  • Mike Nichols

Staff Liaison


City Council Liaison


Planning Commission Liaison


  • Tim Stevens

Overview


The Urban Forestry Commission (formerly Tree Commission) was created to maximize the urban forest's ecological and aesthetic benefits to the community. Therefore, the Urban Forestry Commission is charged with advising the City's Arborist, Council and Manager on regulations, policies, practices and plans for the care and improvement of the city's urban forest.

Letters and Reports to Council


Periodically, the Urban Forestry Commission is asked to provide Council with comments regarding commercial development applications. Click each link below to read the comment letter submitted to Council. To view letters from previous years, contact the City Clerk's office.

Specimen tree 6290 (513 E-Broad)