151 S Banner Street, Elizabeth Colorado 80107
4th Wednesday of the month @ 3:30 PM
Laurie Duke - ChairShirley Sandbothe - Secretary
Quentin DeHannTree Board PurposeTown Code 2-7-10 It is the purpose of this Article to create a Board to oversee the responsibilities associated with advising the Board of Trustees on the general condition of trees on public property, improving the conditions of trees on public property, accomplishing general needs and special projects related to trees, and advising on the planting, maintenance and removal of trees, shrubs and other plants within the Town. The Board is also intended to encourage good and practical landscape plans for the Town, to unify the different areas of the Town, and interest and color to the Town, and make the Town a more beautiful Place.
Tree Board DutiesTown Code 2-7-30 The duties and responsibilities of the Tree Board shall be as follows:(1) To advise the Board of Trustees regarding all trees, shrubs and other plants located on public property;(2) To oversee the desirable trees for planting within the Town both on Town property and on private property include trees which are found to be best adapted to the climate conditions of the Town;(3) To develop and maintain a list of desirable trees for planting in the Town along with a list of trees deemed undesirable. This list shall be revised as needed and made available, at the Town Hall, to any interested party;(4) To assist the Board of Trustees in ensuring that existing Town trees are adequately maintained;(5) To advise the Board of Trustees regarding the existence of any trees on public or private property that may constitute a public nuisance within the meaning of Chapter 7, Article I of this code;(6) To advise both the Board of Trustees and private property owners regarding adequate tree care, including, but not limited to:a. Acting as a resource regarding planting, staking and care of trees;b. Discouraging tree topping and the severe cutting back of trees in a manner that is contrary to the public health, safety and welfare; andc. Encouraging the use of trees, shrubs and other plants in a manner that is in harmony with the surrounding area and the Town.(7) To coordinate Arbor Day events; and(8) To keep minutes of it proceedings
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The Board of Trustees created the Historic Advisory Board which shall have principal responsibility for matters of historic preservation. For more information please refer to the Town Code Sec. 2 Article VIII.Historic Advisory Board Member RequirementsThe Historic Advisory Board shall consist of seven members providing a balanced, community-wide representation. Persons who have an interest and knowledge of local history and culture are especially encouraged to apply.
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