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The tree advisory board shall have the following duties:
A. Education: The board shall promote public education on tree planting and proper management of trees within the community.
B. Tree Care Standards; Acceptable Trees: The board shall study, investigate, counsel and develop written standards, rules, and regulations for the care, preservation, pruning, planting, replanting, removal or disposition of trees in parks, along street rights of way, and in other public areas. These standards shall include a list of acceptable trees to be planted in the town. The board shall develop and maintain a list of acceptable trees for planting as street trees with suggested spacing and planting distances from curbs, sidewalks, and foundations. Any trees not included on the list of acceptable trees shall be unacceptable for planting within the town. The list of acceptable trees shall be updated periodically as the board sees fit. Such standards will be presented to the town council and, upon their acceptance and approval, shall constitute the official tree plan for the town.
C. Special Parks Trees, Other Open Spaces: When requested by the town council, the board shall consider, investigate, make findings, report and recommend upon any special parks trees, street trees, and other public open space matter or question regarding trees coming within the scope of its work. (Ord. 359, 1-7-2010)