Rock Hill Tree Commission

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Term of Office:
Typically 3 years, but up to the discretion of City Council. 

Authority:
The Rock Hill Tree Commission provides leadership in the development of programs to plant, replace, care for and preserve Rock Hill's community forest. This Commission was created November, 1987.

Membership:
Seven members appointed by City Council. The City Forester serves as an ex-officio member and staff liaison for the Commission. Members must reside within the Rock Hill School District Three boundaries.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership and direction for the community forestry program.
  • Advise City Council on community forestry matters.
  • Serve as appeals board on operational decisions or violations of the Tree ordinance.
  • Have a general understanding of the Commission's bylaws, Public Tree Ordinance, ANSI A-300 Standards and the Community Forestry Management Plan.
  • Understand attendance guidelines.
  • Participate in a subcommittee if necessary.
  • Participate in Arbor Day and Earth Day Birthday programs.
  • Have an understanding and commitment to the Commission's yearly goals.
Meeting Schedule:
The Commission meets the second Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the front conference room at the City's Operation Center located at 757 South Anderson Road. Meetings generally last 1 hour with preparation time of 15 minutes per meeting.

Tree Commission Award Nomination Form (PDF)


Staff Liaison:

Matt Clinton, City Forester, Utilities, 803-329-5534


Member Position
Elden E. LeBrun  
Steve Nunn
Vice Chair
Vacancy
Joshua Nypaver Chair
Hope Craig
Timothy Gillette  

Hope Matthews