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Membership

The Shade Tree Council consists of seven members serving two year terms, interviewed by the Council and recommended to the Board of Supervisors.  The Council meets on the first Wednesday of every other month at 5:30 p.m. in the Sierra Room at the Carson City Community Center.  Roger Moellendorf, Parks and Recreation Director, is the Staff Liaison to the Shade Tree Council.

Purpose

The Shade Tree Council ordinance establishes policies, regulations and standards necessary to ensure Carson City will realize the benefit provided by its community forest.  Some of the provisions of this ordinance are: establish and maintain tree cover on public and private lands; maintain public trees in a safe and healthy condition; establish appropriate diversity in tree species; and promote conservation of healthy trees.

Typical Duties

  • This council advises the Board of Supervisors on all tree related issues involving public, commercial, industrial, business and residential areas.
  • They also do training seminars, Arbor Day events and special tree related projects.

Council Members

  • J. Kyle Horvath (Chair 2013)
    Current term expires 1/2016
    Initial appointment  1/2008
    Reappointed 1/2010, 1/2012 , 1/2014
  • Gianna Marie Shirk (Vice Chair 2013)
    Current term expires 1/2016
    Initial appointment 3/2007
    Reappointed 1/2008, 1/2010, 1/2012, 1/2014
  • Carole Brewer
    Current term expires 1/2015
    Initial appointment 1/2002
    Reappointed 1/2003, 1/2005, 1/2007, 1/2009, 3/2011, and 12/2012 
  • Terrill Ozawa
    Current term expires 1/2015
    Inital appointment 4/2004
    Reappointed 1/2005, 1/2007, 1/2009, 3/2011, 1/2013
  • Gary Borst
    Current term expires 1/2016
    Initial appointment 1/2014
  • Roy Trenoweth
    Current term expires 1/2015
    Initial appointment 10/2002
    Reappointed 1/2003, 1/2005, 1/2007, 1/2009, 3/2011, 12/2012
  • Jens Peermann
    Current Term Expires 1/2016
    Initial Appointment 08/2013
    Reappointed 1/2014

Contact us

Administrative services for the Shade Tree Council are provided by the Parks and Recreation Department and can be reached at 887-2262.

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Last updated: 1/17/2014 9:50:43 AM