Tree Commission

Purpose

To develop and promote programs that maintain and improve Wyoming’s tree assets in our city’s public and private properties; to foster a healthy, species-diverse tree canopy that meets or exceeds coverage percentages suggested by the Michigan DNR, US Forest Service and National Association of State Foresters.     

Powers

May incorporate as a non-profit corporation to receive and expend donated and grant monies; enter into contracts, within the constraints of an approved budget and available funding to further the purposes of the organization; request information from City staff and make recommendations to Council.

Obligations

Gaining support for tree projects that create a healthier and more beautiful environment, thus making the City of Wyoming a place where people want to live, work and do business.

Meeting Dates

Second Tuesday of each month.

Meeting Time

12:30 p.m.

Meeting Place

City Hall, 1155 28th Street SW, Wyoming, MI 49509

Members

The Commission has seven members, all registered voters of the City.  A member of the City Council may attend and act as liaison. 

Appointment

City Council

Term

Four year terms, beginning July 1.

Compensation

None

Staff Liaison

Jennifer Stowell

Department

City Manager’s Office        616-530-7272