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 Conference Room C, St. James Building, 3rd Floor; 117 W. Duval Street; Jacksonville, FL 32202. (Meeting times and locations are subject to change.)

Public Meeting Notice*
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Tree Planting Programs

Level 1 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
Salem, Ron Council Designee
Flagg, Chris Landscape Architect
Glick, Aaron A. Urban Planner - AL Group 5
Hart, Curtis L. Real Estate Professional - AL Group 4
Pappas, John P. Public Works Director Designee
Robinson, Issac Rhodes Member of Environmental Org - AL Group 2

Contact Staff:

Name Position Phone Email
Chism, Cindy Public Works Staff (904) 255-4302 cchism@coj.net
Leon, Richard Urban Forest Manager (904) 255-4324 rleon@coj.net
McGovern, Kathleen City Arborist (904) 255-4327 kmcgovern@coj.net
Stork, Kevin G. Accounting Office (904) 630-2955 kgstork@coj.net
Grandin, Susan Office of General Counsel (904) 630-1725 sgrandin@coj.net 

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