Description & Duties: The board is responsible for hearing requests by citizens for planting, maintenance and removal of street and park trees. It also is responsible for establishing guidelines for the spacing of trees on town property.
Board Makeup: The Tree Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor and Town Alderman.
Meeting Location: Town Hall - 11936 Ferdinand Street, St. Francisville, La.
Meeting Schedule: Meets when actions are required.
Telephone: (225) 635-3688
Board of Adjustments
P.O. Box 400
St. Francisville, La. 70775
a. The Tree Board shall hear all requests for planting, maintenance, and removal of street trees and park trees by the citizens of St. Francisville. The Town maintains the right to review any requests, and the tree(s) in question, in determining whether to satisfy such requests.
b. The Tree Board, when requested by the Board of Commissioners, shall consider, investigate, make findings, report and recommend upon any special matter or question coming within the scope of its work.
c. The Tree Board shall furthermore serve as an advisory board to the Board of Commissioners with the following duties and responsibilities:
d. The Tree Board will be responsible for establishing guidelines for the spacing of Town trees on Town property. These guidelines will cover spacing between street trees, the distance street trees may be planted from curbs and sidewalks, the distance street trees may be planted from any street corner, the location of the street trees relative to overhead and underground water line, sewer lines, transmission line, or other utility, and any other areas involving the spacing of street trees, park trees, or Town owned trees.