Consistent with other objectives, the Municipality's goal shall be to preserve the environment through proper maintenance of the trees in the Municipality.
   As directed by Council, the Hudson Tree Commission shall provide guidance for the establishment and maintenance of municipal trees, shall educate Hudson citizens on the importance of proper tree care, and shall promote development of trees in the Municipality and surrounding communities.
   The Commission, upon request of Council, the City Manager, City Boards such as the Planning Commission, the Architectural and Historic Board of Review or Park Board, shall make recommendations on any matter concerning trees and surrounding landscape.
   In addition to such other powers and duties provided by Council, the Tree Commission may conduct studies and recommend policies to Council for issues involving trees in the Municipality.
(Enacted 11-8-05)