Public Planting Committee

Authority: 
Chapter 2.106 of the Cambridge Municipal Code.

Purpose: 
Promote and improve the quality and diversity of public plantings throughout all areas of the City.

Membership: 
Between 11-21 members (to include the City Arborist or Public Works representative; a representative from the Community Development Department; a representative from the City’s Open Space Committee when possible; and Cambridge residents). Preference for members with horticulture or practical experience, or interest in urban forestry and landscape issues).

Term: 
2 years

Contact: Public Works, 617-349-4800

Meetings, Minutes & More Information: http://www.cambridgema.gov/theworks/ourservices/urbanforestry/forestryprogramsandvolunteering/committeeonpublicplanting.aspx 

Members:
Maggie Booz, Co-Chair
Florrie Wescoat, Co-Chair 
Emily Axelrod 
Janet Burns
Paula Cortes
David Davis
Chantal Eide
E. Thomas Flynn
Michael Hanlon
Denise Heintze
Kathleen Caldara
Kathleen Kelly
Alexandra Lennon-Simon
Jonathan Lewis
Wayne Marshall
Carolyn Mathews
Johann Paulsson
Nancy Phillips
Cynthia Smith

Staff:
David Lefcourt, City Arborist
Gary Chan, Community Development Dept. 
Catherine Woodbury, DPW Engineering Rep.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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