Sec. 25-9.  Same - Delegated responsibilities

 

The tree advisory board shall work with the park superintendent, risk manager, city administrator, mayor and city council in an advisory capacity.  The tree advisory board's specific responsibilities may include but not be limited to the following:

 

(1)       To coordinate educational events, set up Arbor Day programs, and arrange for school classroom talks about the benefits of trees;

 

(2)       To set up pruning demonstrations in the public parks;

 

(3)       Submit tree-related articles to the newspaper or various newsletters;

 

(4)       Assist with public information handouts and arrange for informational booths at area events for dissemination of information to promote community awareness;

 

(5)       Assist in finding and applying for tree planting or landscaping grants;

 

(6)       Offer input and/or make recommendations for tree planting and landscaping projects in the city;

 

(7)       Serve as advocates for tree planting and maintenance projects;

 

(8)       Assist in supplying volunteers for tree and shrub planting projects;

 

(9)       Assist the city in applying for Tree City USA status; and

 

(10)     To provide such advice or recommendations as may be specifically requested by the city administrator relative to matters concerning tree planting and landscaping projects;

 

(11)     Other duties or responsibilities as may from time to time be assigned by the mayor or city council.

 

Source:  Ord. No. 5077, 3, 6-15-09; Ord. No. 5334, 3, 2-2-15)