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, Vice Chair
Douglas Tripp, Chair
Joel King, Council Liaison
Josh Hopkins, Staff Liaison
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Apply for Housing Advisory Committee - Applications are being accepted for two positions. Special qualification: A representative from an organization that develops and/or operates housing, transitional housing, short-term housing, or shelter for special needs (e.g., Options, OnTrack, Kairos, Women’s Crisis Support Team, Hearts With A Mission, Gospel Rescue Mission, etc.) and one representative who is a residential developer. Fill out and submit online by September 15, 2023
Apply for Sustainability and Energy Action Committee - Applications are being accepted for seven positions. Special qualification: Ideal membership would include an energy efficiency specialist, solar/energy technology specialist, solid waste or recycling experience, and a student.Fill out and submit online by September 29, 2023
Apply for Urban Tree Advisory Committee - Applications are being accepted for three positions. Special qualification: Interest in promotion and enhancement of the urban forest. Fill out and submit online by September 8, 2023
Apply for Committee on Public Art - Applications are being accepted for two positions. Special qualification: Representatives will generally represent visual arts, performing arts, and art education fields. Fill out and submit online by December 1, 2023
Apply for Budget Committee - Applications are being accepted for four positions. Special qualification: Residents and Electors of City of Grants Pass. Seek diversity of philosophy and representation of divergent views of the community. Fill out and submit online by October 6, 2023