Legislative Authority: Chapter 94, Ordinance Code

Total Members: 7

Committee Duties:

  • Act as a coordinator for programs, projects, and activities related to planting projects and the health of the tree canopy between all public and private entities;
  • Review expenditure proposals and plans for planting projects;
  • Prioritize, with the input of District Council members, proposed planting projects based on established criteria for recommendation to the Council, and, when requested, the Commission may also make recommendations on other proposed tree planting projects;
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Meeting Date: Monthly meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in Ed Ball Building, 10th Floor, Conference Room 5, Jacksonville, FL 32202. (Meeting times and locations are subject to change.)

Public Meeting Notice*
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Tree Planting Programs

630-CITY Tree Planting Program (program description and approved tree planting list)
Level 2 Tree Planting Program (application, staff checklist, and approved tree planting list)
Level 3 Tree Planting Program (instructions, grant agreement, application, and approved tree planting list)

Committee Members:

Name Category
Michael Robinson Forester - AL Group 4
Ron Salem Council Designee
Chris Flagg Landscape Architect
Susan Fraser Urban Planner - AL Group 5
Curtis L. Hart Real Estate Professional - AL Group 4
John P. Pappas Public Works Director Designee
Issac Rhodes Robinson Member of Environmental Org - AL Group 2

Contact Staff:

Name Position Phone Email
Cindy Chism Public Works Staff (904) 255-4302 cchism@coj.net
Richard Leon Urban Forest Manager (904) 255-4324 rleon@coj.net
Kathleen McGovern City Arborist (904) 255-4327 kmcgovern@coj.net
Joel Provenza Accounting Office (904) 255-5258 joelp@coj.net
Susan Grandin Office of General Counsel (904) 630-1725 sgrandin@coj.net 

Meeting Agendas:

Meeting Minutes:

Archived Meeting Information:

2020 Meeting Information
2019 Meeting Information
2018 Meeting Information

Other Information: