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The City Tree Commission advises the City Council about matters involving trees in the community, especially trees in public spaces and in the City right-of-way. The Commission has completed the City Tree Master Plan. The Commission also oversees the City's Heritage Tree program; recommends policies for the planting, removal, and care of public trees; and oversees the community's Arbor Week celebration.

Established by Albany Municipal Code 2.23


Term of office: 3 years

VacantAPPLYWard 3-a12/31/2022
Kris Watts C
Meets special representative requirement
2/8/2012Ward 2-a12/31/2022 3rd
Jill Van Buren12/15/2021Ward 1-b12/31/2022
Jim Jansen6/13/2018Mayor12/31/2023 2nd
Bruce Gillooly1/12/2022Ward 2-b12/31/2023
Bill Stoneroad1/26/2022Ward 1-a12/31/2024 1st
Anna Roller1/13/2021Ward 3-b12/31/2024 1st

*Appointments within six months of position start date are considered full term.
C = Chair, VC = Vice Chair

All appointees shall be residents of the city of Albany, defined as maintaining their principal place of residence within the corporate boundaries of the city of Albany as they exist at the time of appointment. Should an appointee no longer meet the residency requirement, the appointee will vacate the seat immediately and the appointing Council member shall seek a replacement as soon as possible. (RES 6797, 2019)

Staff Liaison

Rick Barnett
Parks and Facilities Maintenance Manager

Upcoming Meetings

October 20, 2022, 3:00pm
Calapooia Room, City Hall

November 17, 2022, 3:00pm
Calapooia Room, City Hall

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Meeting Materials

August 18, 2022   
July 21, 2022
(Meeting canceled)
June 16, 2022
(Meeting canceled)
May 19, 2022
(Meeting canceled)
April 21, 2022
(Meeting canceled)
March 17, 2022
(Meeting canceled)
February 17, 2022  
January 20, 2022  
*Minutes are posted when they are approved by the body at a subsequent meeting.

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Member & Staff Manual

This manual is intended to function as both a guideline and a governing framework for the City’s standing and ad hoc advisory groups.

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