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Urban Forestry Committee

Arbor Day 2020The Urban Forestry Commission is made up of 5 members each serving a 2-year term.

The Urban Forestry Committee is an appointed citizen body with the primary responsibility of providing recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on direction, planning and policy on matters pertaining to Tree City USA activities, tree planting care and establishment, and protection of public street trees.

They meet once a month or more as needed. Members assist and advise the City of Talent in the planning and developing of tree establishment, protection and preservation strategies consistent with the Tree City USA guidelines.​

Approved Street Tree List 

Urban Forestry Committee Enacting Ordinance 2019-958-O





Term Begin

Term End 

Mike Oxendine Chair   1/22/2020 12/31/2021
Julie Spelletich Vice Chair   1/22/2020 12/31/2022
Ben Ey Secretary   1/22/2020 12/31/2021
Chris John Member   1/22/2020 12/31/2022
Em Wing Member   1/22/2020 12/31/2021
Jason Clark Council Liaison No term No term

Length of Term
2 years


Agenda & Minutes  
Talent Urban Forestry Committee Meeting - Jun 14
Talent Urban Forestry Committee Special Meeting - Apr 28
Talent Urban Forestry Committee Meeting - Apr 12
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