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This group was superceded by the Parks, Recreation, and Tree Advisory Commission, effective 1/1/2023.

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


VacantWard 3-a12/31/2022
Kris Watts   C
Meets special representative requirement
2/8/2012Ward 2-a12/31/2022 3rd
Jill Van Buren  12/15/2021Ward 1-b12/31/2022
Jim Jansen  6/13/2018Mayor12/31/2023 2nd
Bruce Gillooly  1/12/2022Ward 2-b12/31/2023
Bill Stoneroad  1/26/2022Ward 1-a12/31/2024 1st
Anna Roller  1/13/2021Ward 3-b12/31/2024 1st

C = Chair; VC = Vice Chair

Membership information

Term of office: 3 years.
(Appointments within six months of position start date are considered full term.)

Staff liaison

Rick Barnett
Parks and Facilities Maintenance Manager

Upcoming Meetings

There are no upcoming meetings scheduled for this group.

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Meeting Materials

November 17, 2022   
October 20, 2022  
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.

Serve on a Citizen Advisory Group

Vacancies are filled year-round with recruitment for most groups in November.


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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