Rock Hill Tree Commission

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Term of Office:
3 years

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:
  Sevenmembers 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 Term
Elden E. LeBrun   01/13/04-01/30/18
Steve Nunn
  12/07/15-01/30/18
Halle Russell
03/09/04-01/30/18
Joshua Nypaver Vice Chair
02/11/08-01/30/18
Patrick Kennedy
  03/14/16-01/30/19
Timothy Gillette  
12/17/01-01/30/18

Hope Craig

Chair
11/12/12-01/30/18 
Barbara O'Connell
  10/17/16-01/30/19