The mission of the Northampton Tree Committee is to increase, protect and maintain the health, beauty, quantity, diversity and vitality of Northampton's trees for the benefit of its citizens and future generations.
Tree Committee duties include:
- Develop and recommend a Public Tree Management Plan for adoption by City Council
- Develop ordinances and guidelines governing the management of the City's public trees
- Seek grants and conduct fund-raising to assist the Committee's mission.
- Oversee adherence to State and local laws governing shade trees on public ways and scenic roads