Like trees? City Tree Board has openings

Oct 19, 2016
Photo by: Brian Soergel Trees are everywhere in Edmonds. Like here, at Fifth and Main.

The City of Edmonds is seeking residents interested in participating on the Citizens’ Tree Board.

The group actively encourages the planting, protecting, and maintaining of trees for longterm community benefit.

Board members must be Edmonds residents, and it is recommended that the board include citizens from throughout the city, representing different watersheds and neighborhoods.

In addition, those with professional or hobbyist interests/experience in urban forestry, horticulture, and habitat enviroscaping are preferred; these may include arborists, botanists, horticulturists, native plant experts, master gardeners, wildlife experts, and related area of interest.

The citizen terms appointed to fill these vacancies will expire depending on the vacancy to which they are appointed. When applying, note that the Tree Board meetings are held the first Thursday of the month starting at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, Public Safety Complex, 250 Fifth Ave. N, Edmonds.

Interested residents may access the applications online at edmondswa.gov.

You may also pick up an application in the lobby of City Hall, 121 Fifth Avenue N, or by e-mailing denise.nelson@edmondswa.gov.

If you would like an application mailed to you, call Development Services at 425-771-0220. If you leave a voicemail message, remember to include your name, mailing address and zip code when requesting an application.

Applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18.

 

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