Shade Tree Committee
- Open to the public
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
- Members list (PDF)
- The current Committee consists of eight volunteers appointed by the City Manager for three-year terms and is supported by City Staff
According to the City Code, Section 327: "The Committee shall consist of six to nine members, appointed by the City Manager and approved by the City Council. Members should be drawn from a variety of backgrounds, including tree professionals; scientists; homeowners; the City Engineer in his capacity as Director of Public Works; and city government."
Minimal qualifications or experiences include but are not limited to: an interest in trees, especially the health and aesthetics of our public trees; a passable knowledge of plants and plant requirements, a comfortable familiarity with computers for Committee correspondence (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet layouts, transmission of data via email attachments, etc.), an acceptance of Committee objectives as reflected in its foundation documents a willingness to participate actively in Committee activities.
If interested in joining the Shade Tree Committee, download the Application for Membership (PDF), fill it out, and take it to the:
Office of the City Clerk
Geneva, NY 14456
The Shade Tree Committee is dedicated to improving Geneva’s urban environment through trees. The City of Geneva's Shade Tree Committee oversees all aspects of City Tree: planting, trimming, and removal.
The Committee's work covers a wide range:
- Policies and Procedures
The goal of this work is to advise City officials and residents on how to create and maintain a healthy, functional, and safe urban forest.