Public Shade Tree Commission


Charter

Per Northampton Administrative Code, adopted November 20, 2014

Established

There shall be a public shade tree commission consisting of seven members.

Authorities and Responsibilities

The public shade tree commission preserves, protects and promotes city shade trees. The commission works to inventory current trees and select new trees for planting. The commission advises and makes recommendations to the tree warden and the mayor on matters involving public shade trees. The commission works to promote knowledge and awareness of the benefits of shade trees.

The public shade tree commission is an advisory multiple-member body of the city.

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