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PRESS RELEASE

Moscow Tree Commission Seeking Volunteer Members!



August 13, 2018 (Moscow, Idaho) The Moscow Tree Commission has two (2) open positions.  The Tree Commission meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Mayors Conference Room located on the first floor of City Hall, 206 E Third Street.
 
The Tree Commission is working on the Edible Food Forest Park Plan, public outreach events, a plan for the Downtown trees, a heritage tree program, the Arbor Day celebration each year, and has recently completed the third edition of the Street Tree Planting Guide.
 
Under Moscow City Code, the Tree Commission has several duties and responsibilities.  First, the Committee 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 Committee 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 Committee is responsible for developing and implementing educational materials and programs addressing community forestry issues. 
 
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.
 
If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out and return the Application for Appointment at https://www.ci.moscow.id.us/353/City-Commissions. Successful applicants will be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to fill the term of appointment.
 
If you have any questions or desire further information regarding individual boards or commissions, please contact the City at 208-883-7080 or David Schott, Moscow Tree Commission staff liaison, at dschott@ci.moscow.id.us / (208) 883-7098.
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Story Contact: David Schott, Assistant Parks and Recreation Director
Phone: 208-883-7098
Email: dschott@ci.moscow.id.us 



City of Moscow

206 E Third Street
Moscow, ID 83843
Contact: Gary J. Riedner, City Supervisor
Phone - 208.883.7006
Email - griedner@ci.moscow.id.us
Website - www.ci.moscow.id.us

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