Tree Advisory Committee


Tree Advisory Committee

Purpose: To assist in developing, reviewing, and amending the comprehensive street tree management plan, street tree inventory, and CityTree Master Plan.  To advise on technical problems related to trees, including management techniques concerning all phases of urban forest management.

City staff contact for the Tree Advisory Committee: 
Tree Supervisor,  805-652-4540

Tree Advisory Committee meets quarterly, the 2nd Thursday of the month at 5:00 PM 336 SanJon Road, East Conference Room

Size of the group & term:  5 Members serve 4 years each


Lynn C. Johnson, Chair

Lynn Arneill-Brown, Vice Chair

Ron D'Incau, Member PRC Liason

City staff contacts:
Andy Torrez, Acting Public Works Supervisor - Urban Forestry Division
Michael Melore, Tree Coordinator

View upcoming Tree Advisory Committee meeting dates & agendas, as well as past meeting minutes

Nov. 14 Workshop was held regarding Proposed View Dispute Resolution Ordinance

Members of the public were invited to the Tree Advisory Committee workshop regarding the proposed View Dispute Resolution Ordinance.  


2nd Revised Draft, View Dispute Resolution Ordinance - Version 2, dated 12-12-13  (296KB PDF)

Ordinance Expanding Tree Advisory Committee authority to view and sunlight issues (adds unreasonable view and sunlight obstruction claims to the committee's responsibilities over city street trees)  (16KB PDF)

Proposed View Dispute Resolution Ordinance - Revised DRAFT (191KB PDF)

City Attorney Legal Report re: Proposed View Dispute Resolution Ordinance, November 6, 2013  (40KB PDF)