Shade Tree Commission

The Shade Tree Commission consists of seven members, each serving four-year terms, who advise the City arborist/forester on landscaping issues and choose street trees for Hilliard streets.


  • Andy Teater, City Council Representative
  • Dennis Karem, Chair
  • Tim Bowers
  • Paul Hahn
  • Molly Kryszan
  • Douglas Knaup
  • Dean Barbo
  • Tim Ascher
  • Andy Beare-City Manager Designee

The commission meets at 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month in the Municipal Building, 3800 Municipal Way. Contact the commission with questions or for more information. You can contact the City arborist/forester at

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