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.
Structure & Duties
Under Moscow City Code, the Tree Commission has several duties and responsibilities.
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.
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.
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.
Debbie Kadlec, Chair Term Expires: December 31, 2020
Lauren King, Vice Chair Term Expires: December 31, 2021
Daniel Cronan Term Expires: December 31, 2021
Ellis Eifert Term Expires: December 31, 2021
Mary Jo Hamilton Term Expires: December 31, 2022
David Rauk Term Expires: December 31, 2020
Vacant Term Expires: December 31, 2022
1st Tuesday of every month
206 E Third Street
Mayor's Conference Room of City Hall
Moscow, ID 83843