Urban Tree Advisory Committee

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The Grants Pass Urban Tree Advisory Committee was established on March 2, 1988, to review, develop and implement programs and activities which promote, protect and enhance the urban forest as a part of the Tree City USA program.

Committee responsibilities include:

  • Promoting interest in the value of urban trees through community education, scheduling arbor events and encouraging tree planting and care
  • Reviewing the urban forestry program and making recommendations to the Council regarding that program

Through committee and city efforts, the City of Grants Pass has been named "Tree City USA" by the National Arbor Day Foundation for the past 26 years.


  • Michael Holzinger
  • James Love
  • Dan McBerty
  • Tami McBerty
  • Chris Rudd

  • Jeff Soash
  • Douglas Tripp, Chair
  • Logan Werner
  • Joel King, Council Liaison
  • Tony Mecum, Staff Liaison

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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"Trees and their many benefits to our communities have never been more important. Proper tree planting and care today will help ensure cleaner, healthier, more tree-filled cities and towns tomorrow."

- John Rosenow, President, National Arbor Day Foundation

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  1. Committee / Commission Application - fill out and submit online.

    Open Positions

    Apply for CEDC - fill out and submit online by June 18, 2021
    Apply for CoPA - fill out and submit online by July 9, 2021