Community Landscape and Forestry Commission

City Affiliate: Parks and Recreation Department
Meets: first Tuesday 5:30pm
Membership Term: 3 years
Governing: City Ordinance No. 3193 and
Resolution No. 4624
Phone: 541-663-1952

Position Name Term Expires


1 Herbst, John 12/31/19
2 Howell, Dylan 12/31/19
3 Lair, Kevin 12/31/18
4 Spiegel, Lia 12/31/19
5 Wright, Natalie 12/31/18

Background and Purpose

The Commission serves as an advocate of the City’s urban forest and encourages improvements through long-term planning and policy development, as approved by the City Council. The Commission is responsible for reviewing the annual Tree City USA application and nominating individuals who have given outstanding efforts for  Community Forestry Awards.

The Commission also promotes appreciation of trees, provides landscaping information to residents and businesses and encourages landscape installation and maintenance on private property . The Commission reviews, maintains, and updates as appropriate the Community Landscape and Forestry Master Plan.