Shade Tree Committee

Meets on the Wednesday after Council
immediately following the 6:30 pm Parks meeting in Village Council Chambers.

Committee Members

Marty Hura (Council Member)Term expires 12/31/2025
Don Buchert (Parks Board Rep)Term expires 12/31/2024
Nina Schroeder (Citizen Member)Term expires 12/31/2023
Cookie Vanek (Citizen Member)Term expires 12/31/2024
Vacant (Citizen Member)Term expires 12/31/2025

  1. It shall be the responsibility of the Tree Commission to develop, administer and maintain a written plan to be known as the Master Tree Plan.

  2. The Tree Commission, when requested by Council, shall consider, investigate, make finding, report and recommend upon any special matter or question coming within the scope of its work. The Tree Commission shall study the problems and determine the needs of the Village in connection with its tree planting program.

  3. The Tree Commission shall recommend to the Village Administer the type and kind of trees to be planted upon such Village Streets or parts of Village streets or in parks or cemeteries as designated.

  4. The Tree Commission shall assist the Village Administrator, as well as the Council and citizens of the Municipality in the dissemination of news and information regarding the selection, planting and maintenance of trees within the corporate limits, whether the same be on private or public property and to make such recommendations from time to time to Council as the desirable legislation concerning tree planting program and activities for the Municipality. The Tree Commission shall work in conjunction with civic and public interest groups devoted to tree care and preservation.

  5. The Tree Commission shall convene Regular and Special Meetings at which the subject of trees, insofar as it relates to the Municipality may be discussed by members of the Tree Commission, Officers and Personnel of the Village and its several divisions and all others interested in the tree program.

  6. The Tree Commission shall have the authority to investigate and recommend "Reasonable Conditions" to the granting of a permit in accordance with the terms of this chapter.
Mantua Codified Ordinances section 147.06

Shade Tree Committee Meeting Minutes