City of Bloomington, Indiana – John Hamilton, Mayor

Tree Commission


Type seated
Year Formed 1992
Statutory Name Tree Commission
Website https://bloomington.in.gov/boards/tree
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Phone Number 812-349-3716
401 N Morton St Suite 250 Bloomington IN 47404
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  • Advise City Landscaper (Urban Forester) on practices of urban forestry,
  • Assist the City Landscaper (Urban Forester) in formulating policies and procedures of urban forestry and formulating procedures for administering the provisions of this chapter,
  • Promote public education on the proper selection, planting, and care of trees by assisting in composing a manual and by other means,
  • Assist the City Landscaper (Urban Forester) in efforts to fund and promote the acquisition and distribution of additional trees on public property and right-of-ways,
  • Provide information and advice to the Board of Public Works on cases before it regarding trees or in adopting additional policies and practices relating to trees.

Time required by member to serve on commission: 1.5 hours per month

For more information about the Tree Commission, contact Erin Hatch, Urban Forester, at 812-349-3716 or parks@bloomington.in.gov.

Meeting Schedule

Meets on the third Monday of the month from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Statute Citation




Legal Philippa Guthrie
Departmental Erin Hatch