Tree Advisory Board

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Current Size: 80%

Board Description
The Public Tree Advisory Board oversees advisory responsibilities to the operations of the City with regard to the care of public trees and the annual work plan. Well-placed and managed public trees add value to the City by providing shade, improving air quality, minimizing storm water runoff, providing erosion control and contributing to aesthetic beauty. This board consists of nine members, four residents or business owners in the City, together with one representative from each of the following: Department of Parks and Recreation, Public Utilities, Community Development, Public Works and the Harrisonburg Electric Commission.

More information on Public Tree Planting, Pruning, or Removal.

Term
Three years; two successive.

 

Meeting Date/Time/Location

The Public Tree Advisory Board (PTAB) meetings are scheduled for the third Wednesday quarterly (February, May, August, and November) unless otherwise noted below at 5:00pm, and are held virtually.

In accordance with the Emergency Ordinance to effectuate temporary changes in certain deadlines and to modify public meeting and public hearing practices and procedures to address continuity of operations associated with the pandemic disaster, adopted on April 6, 2020, the public will not be able to physically attend Public Tree Advisory Board meetings at this time.

Community members and media will be able to watch the meeting live on:

Public comments must be received by 12:00pm (noon) the day prior to the meeting and will be shared with board members. Please email comments to Kelly.Adams@HarrisonburgVA.gov.

 

 

Carol Nash 2nd 01-27-24
Benjamin Bear  2nd 01-27-24
Kurt Schick 2nd 01-09-24
Christopher Mortenson 2nd 01-27-24

Questions or Comments?  Mail to City of Harrisonburg, Office of City Manager, Attn: (Board Member), 409 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

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