Shade Tree Board


The Shade Tree Board meets the 4th Tuesday every other month at 12:00 noon in the Development & Engineering Services Building Annex.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are also available following approval.
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About the Shade Tree Board 

The Shade Tree Board is responsible for administering the tree ordinance. The duties of the board include the following:

  • Develop and administer a master tree plan for the city that is subject to review and approval by the traffic engineer.
  • Develop and review, as necessary, recommended policies to carry out the intent of this chapter.
  • Assist in coordinating tree-related activities.
  • Coordinate publicity concerning the tree ordinance requirements.
  • Conduct an Arbor Day ceremony.
  • Provide tree information to the community.
  • Maintain a recommended tree list for the community.
  • Recognize groups and individuals completing tree projects.
  • Coordinate donations of trees or money to purchase trees.
  • Hear citizen concerns regarding tree problems during scheduled meetings.
  • Perform other tree-related duties and opportunities that arise from time to time.


The Tree Board has nine board members, serving two-year staggered terms.


  • Clark Taylor
  • Jo Benjamin
  • Amy Banks (MainStreet)
  • Dale Hughes (Council)
  • Will Jones
  • Dennis Epperson
  • Tim Henderson (CU)
  • Matt Coleman
  • Milan Blake

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