Tree Commission

The Tree Commission is charged with providing advice and consultation to the City Arborist on policies concerning selection, planting maintenance and removal of trees, plants and shrubs, the establishment of educational and informational programs concerning vegetation, development of policies and procedures regarding the duties of the Arborist, and issuance of necessary permits.

The Commission also serves as the hearing board for disputes of decisions by the City Arborist. Members serve 3-year alternating terms.

The Commission meets three times a year per the by-laws. Meetings will be posted on the City's calendar.

To email members of the Commission and Staff:

Agendas, minutes, and attachments for older meetings can be found in the archives: Archive of Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting materials can be found here: Agendas/Minutes | City of Urbana Illinois Meetings (


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