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.

City Parks Department Updating Plan to Combat Emerald Ash Borer

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
Diane Jung Environmental Commission 1/31/2018

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