The Tree Preservation Board is established to assist the Community Development Department in interpreting and enforcing the provisions of the Tree Protection, Buffers and Landscape Ordinance in the City’s Unified Development Ordinance (Article V, Chapter 200) and to advise the mayor and City Council on matters pertaining to the preservation of trees and conservation of tree canopy cover within the city.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Tree Preservation Board shall have the following duties and responsibilities:
Advise Mayor and Council on matters pertaining to the preservation of trees and conservation of tree canopy cover within the City
Has the power to adopt and promulgate such further administrative guidelines and standards as may be necessary or desirable to carry out the provisions of this UDO and chapter 200
Responsible for the maintenance of the city's community tree species list
TPB meets on the second Wednesday of each odd month at 3:00 p.m. in the City Hall 2nd Floor Conference Room.
TPB is a five-member board serving three-year terms. The members shall be residents or property owners of the city, except that up to two members may be nonresidents or non-property owners with professional expertise in arboriculture or horticulture or the land development/construction field.