Urban Forestry Commission

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Promotes a high standard of long-term planning, maintenance, and perpetuation of Kirkwood’s publicly owned trees. Encourages responsible management and maintenance of privately owned trees. Advises City Council on suggested amendments to current City ordinances and practices that affect the planting, maintenance, and removal of trees on public and private property. A complete membership roster is available.

The Urban Forestry Commission meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month. To access their next agenda, visit the website calendar.  For copies of older agendas, contact the City Clerk at ascheLb@kirkwoodmo.org.

Urban Forester: Cory Meyer
Email: MeyerCC@kirkwoodmo.org
Phone: 314-984-5907

This Commission:

New Tree Ordinance

Additional Information 

Street Tree Planting Request Form:

Having trees on the street and in right-of-way areas is a great way to provide cooling shade for on-street parking, which reduces the heat island effect and auto emissions and can help with stormwater runoff. Learn more in the "Benefits of Street Trees" article from the Arbor Day Foundation. The City and the Urban Forestry Commission would like your input on where to plant new street trees.

Information about the Emerald Ash Borer:

Minutes

2019 Minutes:

June 12, 2019 Subcommittee Meeting
May 28, 2019
April 23, 2019
March 25, 2019
February 26, 2019
January 29, 2019

2018 Minutes:
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018 
July 2018
June 2018

Effective July 2018, the City of Kirkwood will provide minutes and agendas on this website in a Word document format, which can be read by assistive technologies such as screen readers and Braille devices. If you need an older agenda or set of minutes in Word, please send an email to Laurie Asche at ascheLb@kirkwoodmo.org. Thank you.