Tree Planting Committee

Cherry trees in bloom along streetscape

Eliot Street, Brookline

Members

  • Hugh Mattison
    Term Expires: 2024
  • Liz Erdman
    Term Expires: 2025
  • Pamela Templer
    Term Expires: 2023

Mission

The mission of the Tree Planting Committee is to advise the tree warden on the species and placement of street trees and to hold public hearings for street tree removal requests.

The three member committee is appointed by the Select Board. It was established in 1886 and is the longest standing Tree Planting Committee in the nation.

The Committee meets approximately 5 times per year.

Below are the meeting dates for 2022 (all meetings are held on Tuesday nights at 5 PM)

  • February 15
  • April 12
  • June 14
  • September 6
  • November 1