The Citizens’ Tree Board actively encourages the planting, protecting and maintaining of trees for long-term community benefit. Tree board meetings are held the first Thursday of each month, starting at 6 p.m in the City Council Chambers, Public Safety Complex, 250 5th Ave. N, Edmonds. Members have the option of assisting with special events, such as tree planting for Arbor Day.
More information about the Tree Board is on the City’s website at www.edmondswa.gov/tree-board.html.
Board members must live within the Edmonds city limits. Citizens from different watersheds and neighborhoods are welcome. Preferred interests or professional backgrounds include: urban forestry, horticulture, and habitat enviroscaping. Examples are master gardeners, botanists, horticulturists, native plant experts and wildlife experts.
The alternate position typically serves one year and may be renewed. Other board member terms are typically two years and may be renewed. Appointments are made by individual city council members and confirmed by the full council.
The application form is available on the City’s website or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by picking up an application form at 121 5th Ave. N., Edmonds, 1st floor reception.
You can also request that the form be mailed to you by calling the Development Services Department at 425-771-0220. Persons leaving a voicemail message should remember to include their name, mailing address and ZIP code.
Applications must be submitted to the city by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. See application form for submission information.