CHAPTER XII. PUBLIC PROPERTYCHAPTER XII. PUBLIC PROPERTY\ARTICLE 2. TREE BOARD

There is hereby created and established a City Tree Board for the City of Mount Hope, Kansas, which shall consist of five residents of the city who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the approval of this council.

(Ord. 129-2005; Ord. 151-2008; Code 2013; Ord. 202-2013)

The term of the board members shall be three years except that the term of two members appointed to the first board shall be for two years and the term of one member of the first board shall be for only one year. In the event that a vacancy shall occur during the term of any member, the successor shall be appointed for the unexpired portion of the term.

(Ord. 129-2005; Ord. 151-2008; Code 2013; Ord. 202-2013)

Members of the Board shall serve without compensation.

(Ord. 129-2005; Ord. 151-2008; Code 2013; Ord. 202-2013)

It shall be the responsibility of the Board to study, investigate, counsel and develop and/or update annually, and administer a written plan for the care, including planting, culture and removal or disposal of trees and shrubs in the parks, streets, alleys and other lands owned or managed by the city. Such plan will be presented annually to the City Council and upon their acceptance and approval, shall constitute the official, comprehensive city tree plan for the City of Mt. Hope, Kansas. The Board, when requested by the City Council, shall consider, investigate, make findings, report and recommend upon any special matter of question coming within the scope of its work.

(Ord. 129-2005; Ord. 151-2008; Code 2013; Ord. 202-2013)

The Board shall choose its own officers, make its own rules and regulations and keep a journal of its proceedings. All five members may vote in the decision making process. A majority of the members shall be a quorum for the transaction of business.

(Ord. 129-2005; Ord. 151-2008; Code 2013; Ord. 202-2013)