Community Landscape & Forestry Commission


Supports the Parks & Recreation Department.

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.

City Affiliate: Parks & Recreation Department
Membership Term: Three years
Governing: City Ordinance No. 3229, Series 2015 and Resolution No. 4752, Series 2017

Staff Contacts

Name Phone
Teresa Gustafson (541) 663-1952
Stu Spence (541) 962-1348

Commission Members

Name Title
Benjamin Brown Term Exp. (12/31/2023)
Robert Henderson Term Exp. (12/31/2022)
Toni Smith Term Exp. (12/31/2023)
Lia Spiegel Term Exp. (12/31/2023)
David Zamora Cocke Term Exp. (12/31/2022)