Tree Board

Meetings


  • As needed
  • City Hall
    3600 86th Street
    Urbandale, IA 50322

Members

Don Stifel
  • Term expires: December 31, 2021
Chris Dorff
  • Term expires: December 31, 2019
Luke Miller
  • Term expires: December 31, 2020
Matthew Olson
  • Term expires: December 31, 2019

Overview


The Tree Board consists of 5 members who must be residents of Urbandale. Members are appointed by the Mayor, approved by the City Council and serve 3-year terms.

Areas of Focus


  • A representative attends monthly Friends of the Park Committee meetings
  • Encourages the protection and enhancement of the Iowa tree population
  • Serves in an advisory capacity to the Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Submits recommended guidelines to the Parks and Recreation Commission that govern the planting of tree species in public parkland and rights-of-way
  • Recommends an annual tree planting program that is approved by the Parks and Recreation Commission
  • As requested, reviews matters regarding the planting and maintenance of trees on public property and rights-of-way