Tree Board


Meetings are held as needed, at such times as the board determines necessary to fulfill their required duties.


There are five members appointed by the mayor and council for three-year terms.

  • John Mitch Jameson
    Term expires on April 17, 2026
  • Shelly White
    Term expires on January 6, 2026
  • Mary Jo Harris
    Term expires on April 4, 2025
  • David Ball
    Term expires on December 3, 2024
  • Elizabeth Latosi-Sawin
    Term expires on April 17, 2026

About the Board

The Tree Board:

  • Promotes and protects the public health, safety, and general welfare of the city by providing recommendations to the council as to the regulation of the planting, maintenance, and removal of trees, shrubs, and other plants within the city    
  • Recommends ordinances and resolutions to effect such purpose    
  • Assists the mayor in preparing an annual Arbor Day proclamation and plans for an observance