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(A) The Commission shall have power to study, investigate, plan, advise, report and recommend to Council, the City Manager or the Mayor any action, program, plan or legislation which the Commission shall find or determine to be necessary or advisable for the care, preservation, trimming, planting, replanting, removal or disposition of trees and shrubs in public ways, streets and alleys. The Commission shall choose its own officers, make its own rules and regulations and keep a journal of its proceedings. A majority of the members shall be a quorum for the transaction of business. All plans, findings, advices, reports and recommendations made by the Commission approving or concurring therein, and members who do not so approve or concur therein shall have the right, as a part of such report, to state their reasons for refusing to approve or concur. The Commission, when requested by Council or the Mayor, shall consider, investigate, make findings, report and recommend upon any special matter or question coming within the scope of its work.
(B) The Commission shall also have the power to review the conditions of landscaping, tree maintenance, turf and plantings in city parks and make reports, plans, and recommendations to the City Council, Mayor, and City Manager as they may from time to time determine is valuable. The City Council, Mayor, and City Manager may also request the Commission consider various aspects of policy and seek a recommendation as they may wish; the Commission shall also perform those duties assigned to it by resolution or ordinance as Council may, from time to time, determine.
(Prior Code, § 1.264) (Ord. 808, passed 11-18-2019)