Tree Advisory Committee

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
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Member3


 Name Term Expires
Committee Position
Telephone Number
Christopher Senalik 2023    608 
Brende Hofer 2023    608-257-7666
Jeremy Hecht  2022     608-271-3110 
Terrell Brock 
2022
   608-273-2023
Craig Rapp 2021    815-353-4210
Linda Brewer  2021     608-295-5077 
Gabriella Gerhardt 2022 Alder   608-285-2586
Anna Healy
  Staff Contact
 608-270-4289 

Composition


The committee shall have seven members: one alderperson and six residents of the city. Each member shall have, to the highest extent practicable, a working knowledge of arboriculture, a love for trees, and a demonstrated interest in the enhancement, maintenance and protection of Fitchburg's urban forest.  The Tree Advisory Committee shall receive primary staffing and support from the city forester.

Summary of Duties


The Tree Advisory Committee shall act as an advisory committee to the Park Commission. The Tree Advisory Committee shall provide oversight of the city's forestry program and urban forest, including but not limited to, advising the Park Commission and Common Council on policies for maintenance, planting programs, tree preservation, vegetation management, public outreach, and such other matters on which the city forester/naturalist desires input.