The Shade Tree Commission was created by Ordinance #4878 (4/9/85), and amended by Ordinance #5034 (4/27/88), which increases membership from three (3) to five (5). Members are appointed by the Mayor, for a term of five (5) years. *Residency requirement.
The Shade Tree Commission has jurisdiction over all public shade trees, except in those instances when the City of Altoona, through the proper department, exercises control. All requests or inquiries should be directed to staff at (814) 949-2470.
Marilyn Morgan, AICP, Planner II,
Community Development Department
Held the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM, Altoona City Hall 4th floor Conference Room, 1301 12th Street, Altoona PA