Tree Board

Autumn Oak Tree

The duty and responsibility of the City Tree Board is to study, investigate, advise, report and recommend to the Board of Aldermen or appropriate department head any action, plan or program which the Tree Board determines to be necessary or advisable for the care, selection, preservation, trimming, planting, replanting, removal or disposition of trees and other woody vegetation located in public parks or other City-owned or maintained grounds or on public land adjacent to all City streets, avenues, boulevards or parkways.  It shall also be the purpose of the Tree Board to assist in securing the cooperation of the residents of Oak Grove in a coordinated and planned program of tree protection and planting on public and private property. 

The Tree Board, when requested by either the Board of Aldermen or the Park Board, shall consider, investigate, research, report and recommend upon any special tree-related matter or question coming within the scope of its work.

 The Tree Board consist of five (5) members who are citizens and residents of the City of Oak Grove of whom four members may be appointed by the Mayor with approval from the Board of Aldermen the fifth member shall be a representative from the Board of Aldermen designated by the mayor.  Members are appointed for a two-year term of service.


Meetings shall be scheduled as deemed necessary by its members at 7:00 pm in the lower level of City Hall, 2110 S Broadway, Oak Grove.

Board Members

Rachel Kilmer (Liaison)
Bob Berry
Tracy Bredehoeft
Debbie Ewald
Amber Prohaska