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Forestry Council

Current Forestry Council Members

Fred Williams, Chairperson - Dave Harper, Councilman
Craig Ricotelli, Forester - Bill Waters, Member - Frances Fry, Member

RESPONSIBILITIES OF SUMMERSVILLE FORESTRY COUNCIL:  Study, investigate, council, and develop and/or update annually, and implement a written plan for the care, preservation, pruning, planting, replanting, removal or disposition of trees and shrubs in parks, along streets and other public areas.  The annual plan of work is submitted to the Summersville City Council and upon their acceptance and approval, constitutes the comprehensive tree plan for the City of Summersville. 

DUTIES OF THE SUMMERSVILLE FORESTRY COUNCIL:  The Summersville Forestry Council shall assist in the implementation and enforcement of the provisions of the Tree Ordinance, and for recommending new and modified  rules and regulations governing the planting, maintenance, removal, fertilization, spraying, pruning, bracing of public trees, emergency procedures, stump removal, and the use of insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides and sale/disposal of wood products on the streets or other public sites, and shall oversee the planting, maintenance and removal of trees growing or planted in public areas of the City of Summersville.

City of Summersville Tree Ordinance

Item Title
Forestry Council 2015 Accomplishments
Forestry Council 2016 Annual Plan of Work
Choosing and Planting Tree
Undesireable Tree Listing
Forestry Council & Summersville Elementary Arbor Day Celebration
Here's a list of reasons why you should prune your trees.
Mulching your trees is a great way to avoid many common tree problems.
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