Tree Advisory Board


Are called as needed

At City Administration Building at 201 W. Central Ave. Lake Wales, FL 33853


Members serve a 3-year term.

Current Members:

Preston Troutman, Mandy Cilliers, Robert Connors, David Price, Susan Webb


The Tree advisory board shall study and advise city administration on the following matters:

  1. Inventory of trees on city-maintained property 
  2. Development and maintenance of a written plan for the care, preservation, pruning, planting, replanting, removal of trees in parks, in city ROW, and other public areas.   
  3. Promote awareness of the city’s tree canopy and develop educational programs to communicate the benefits of trees
  4. The beautification of the City through the maintenance of the city’s trees
  5. Aide the City in its goal to achieve membership in organizations such as Tree City USA, and America in Bloom
  6. Aide the City in pursuit of relevant grant opportunities
  7. Advise city Horticulturist on matters concerning trees and related resources 
  8. Keep abreast of current trends in urban forestry through appropriate training and development