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The City of Bloomington Tree Commission was established by City Ordinance 92-48, section 12.24.230, adopted November 1992.

The Tree Commission recently completed the Bloomington Tree Care Manual for the care of public trees. (PDF 8.36 MB)

About the Tree Commission


Statutory Authority: BMC 2.12.150


Appointee Appointed By Term Expiration Date
David Dilcher Mayor 1/31/2018
Mia Williams Mayor 1/31/2017
Tom Coleman Common Council 1/31/2016
George Hegeman Common Council 1/31/2016
Laurel Cornell Board of Park Commissioners 1/31/2018
Kerry Bridges Board of Public Works 1/31/2017
Vacancy Environmental Commission

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Contact Info

Members of the Tree Commission may be contacted through Lee Huss, Bloomington's urban forester, by phone at 812.349.3716 or via e-mail at

Tree Commission Members of the Bloomington Tree Commission (l-r) Kerry Bridges, Mia Williams, Tom Coleman, George Hegeman, Dedaimia Whitney. Not pictured: David Dilcher, Debra Beck and Laurel Cornell.


Seven members serving for three-year terms

Information in Tree Commission