Lake Forest Park Tree Board

Tree Board Meetings

Tree Board meetings are generally held on the first Wednesday of each month, at 7:00 p.m. in Lake Forest Park City Hall. Meetings typically take place in the Forest Room, though the location may vary.

Tree Board meetings are now held in the hybrid format with virtual attendance via Zoom and in-person attendance at City Hall.

Click here for information about providing Citizen Comments during hybrid Tree Board meetings.

What does the Tree Board Do?

The Tree Board has three primary responsibilities:

  • Provide outreach and education to the community on tree-related issues
  • Organize and facilitate the city’s tree planting events and other public events involving trees
  • Provide advice to City Council on policy and regulatory issues involving trees

To learn more about the tree permit process, please click here.
To learn more about tree planting and tree care, please click here.

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Members

  • Richard Olmstead (Chair)
  • Julia Bent
  • Doug Sprugel
  • Marty Byrne
  • Sandra LeVar
  • Mandee Parker

City Staff

  • Cameron Tuck, Assistant Planner
  • Harvey Harrison, City Arborist

Vacancies on Tree Board

The City is seeking applications for one vacant seat on the Lake Forest Park Tree Board. The Tree Board provides outreach and education to the community on tree-related issues, organizes and facilitates public events involving trees, and provides advice to the City Council on policy and regulatory issues involving trees. Board members should live within the Lake Forest Park city limits, but it is not required. Interests or backgrounds in urban forestry, horticulture, and habitat restoration are encouraged, but not required. Membership terms are for three years. If you are interested in applying or have questions, please contact Assistant Planner Cameron Tuck.