145.04  POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE SHADE TREE COMMISSION; MUNICIPAL ASSISTANCE.
   (a)   Council shall fix all fees and charges.  Subject to the provisions of ordinances passed by Council, the Shade Tree Commission shall exercise supervision and control over the planting and care of trees on streets, boulevards, sidewalks and all municipal properties; and remove brush and tree limbs as the Manager shall designate from tree lawns within the public right of way and all municipal properties.  The Commission shall review the concerns of property owners and shall exercise such additional powers and duties as provided by Council by ordinance.
 
   (b)   In the exercise of its powers and duties, the Commission shall request of the Manager such manpower, work, supplies, equipment and funds as it deems necessary.  The Manager, subject to the provisions of the Charter concerning purchasing and personnel, shall provide such manpower, work, supplies, equipment and funds as authorized by the Council through appropriation to such Commission, and to the extent that such manpower, work, supplies, equipment and funds shall be available for such purposes, considering the overall needs of the Municipality.
(Ord. 914. Passed 12-1-83; Am. Ord. 1829. Passed 5-14-98.)