Moscow Tree Commission


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.

Anderson Frontier Park during fall - colorful leaves on trees

Structure & Duties

Under Moscow City Code, the Tree Commission has several duties and responsibilities.

  1. First, the Comission is responsible for providing advice to the Mayor and Council as to the preservation, protection and management of the community forest, in accordance with Moscow City Code.
  2. Second, the Commission is charged to hear appeals from license, certification or permit applicants who are aggrieved of some action taken pursuant to the procedures set forth in Moscow City Code Title V, Chapter 8.
  3. Finally, the Comission is responsible for developing and implementing educational materials and programs addressing community forestry issues.


The Moscow 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.

  • Clark J. Filip, Vice Chair
    Term Expires: December 31, 2019
  • David Rauk
    Term Expires: December 31, 2020
  • Mary Jo Hamilton, Secretary
    Term Expires: December 31, 2019
  • Daniel Cronan
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Debbie Kadlec, Chair
    Term Expires: December 31, 2020
  • Lauren Goss
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Vacant Expires: 2021

Regular Meetings

  • 5 p.m.
  • 1st Tuesday of every month
  • 206 E Third Street
    Mayor's Conference Room of City Hall
    Moscow, ID 83843

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes