The mission, or purpose, of the Moscow Tree Commission is to plan, establish and help conduct a comprehensive community forestry program for the City of Moscow. By ensuring safe, healthy trees, the community forestry program will enhance the quality of life for all that live, work and visit the City of Moscow.
Under Moscow City Code, the Tree Commission has several duties and responsibilities.
The Tree Commission is composed of seven citizens appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council. Commission members are appointed to serve three-year, staggered terms.