The Grants Pass Urban Tree Advisory Committee was established on March 2, 1988, to review, develop and implement programs and activities which promote, protect and enhance the urban forest as a part of the Tree City USA program.
Committee responsibilities include:
Promoting interest in the value of urban trees through community education, scheduling arbor events, and encouraging tree planting and care
Reviewing the urban forestry program and making recommendations to the Council regarding that program
Through committee and city efforts, the City of Grants Pass has been named "Tree City USA" by the National Arbor Day Foundation for the past 26 years.
Michael Holzinger, Vice Chair
Douglas Tripp, Chair
Joel King, Council Liaison
Josh Hopkins, Staff Liaison
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Apply for Committee on Public Art - Applications are being accepted for three positions. Special qualification: Representatives will generally represent visual arts, performing arts, and art education fields. Fill out and submit online by December 1, 2023
Apply for Budget Committee - Applications are being accepted for four positions. Special qualification: Residents and Electors of City of Grants Pass. Seek diversity of philosophy and representation of divergent views of the community. Fill out and submit online by January 26, 2024
Apply for Parks Advisory Committee - Applications are being accepted for one position. Special qualification: The Council desires to have a balance of viewpoints and demographic representation including individuals with interest or experience representing athletic leagues, individuals knowledgeable in natural resource preservation, people involved with recurring park events, frequent park users, and individuals who use park family play friendly facilities. A majority of the members should live within the city limits. Fill out and submit online by December 1, 2023
Apply for Bikeways and Walkways Committee - Applications are being accepted for two positions. Special qualification: At least four members must represent the interest of walkers and at least four must represent the interest of bicyclists. Fill out and submit online by December 29, 2023