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The Tree Board consists of eleven members. One member shall be a member of the Board of Commissioners selected by the Board of Commissioners. One member shall be a member of the Planning Commission selected by the Planning Commission and one member shall be a member of the Park Board selected by the Park Board. The remaining eight members shall be residents of the city appointed by the Board of Commissioners.

The duties of the tree board include the following:

  • Preparation of a tree plan for the community.
  • Coordination of tree-related activities.
  • Planning and holding an annual Arbor Day ceremony.
  • Provision of tree information to the community.Trees
  • Maintenance of a recommended tree list for the community.
  • Recognition of groups and individuals completing tree projects.
  • Coordination of publicity concerning trees and tree programs.
  • Coordinating donations of trees or money to purchase trees.
  • Adoption of rules and regulations pertaining to the tree program.

Unless otherwise rescheduled, the Tree Board meets every fourth Thursday of the month at 7:30 a.m. in the City Manager's Conference Room.  The conference room is located on the 2nd floor of the Brentwood Municipal Building, 5211 Maryland Way.  For more information please contact Linda Lynch at 615-371-0060. For information pertaining to the management of trees in Brentwood, please see Chapter 78, Article VIII of the Brentwood Municipal Code or contact the Planning and Codes Department at 615-371-2204.

Current Members of the Tree Board

Name Address Home Phone E-mail
Lynn Tucker, Chair 6100 Bryan Place 615-310-6698 E-mail
John Magyar (Planning Commission Representative)  6041 Wellesley Way  615-333-8999  E-mail
Betsy Crossley, Commissioner  276 Stratton Court             615-440-9460 E-mail
Lenda Elmlinger (Park Bd Representative)  8313 Carriage Hills Drive 615-477-2515  E-mail
Cindy Harrison     9833 Concord Road 615-776-5583 E-Mail
Skip Heibert 8012 Knoll Court 615-371-0444 E-mail
David Kumatz 612 Wilson Pike 615-370-3750 E-Mail
Tim Lawyer 9302 Concord Road 615-942-5155 E-mail
Susan Richards     7020 Ellendale Drive 615-370-1087 E-mail
Patty Shultz  709 Roantree Drive  615-376-9226  E-Mail
Eric Wyse  653 Post Oak Circle   615-400-0481  E-mail
Linda Lynch, Staff
615-371-0060 E-Mail
Erin Kiney, Staff
615-371-2208 E-Mail


Last updated: 7/6/2016 2:37:24 PM