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April 19, 2018 Member Meeting – Why Are Trees Important & Valuable to Cities – Dist. 9

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JEFFERSON COUNTY LEAGUE OF CITIES
P. O. Box 22443 * Lyndon, Kentucky 40252   

April Monthly Member Meeting

April 19, 2018

7:00PM

City of Middletown City Hall

11803 Old Shelbyville Road

Program:

 ‘Why Are Trees Important & Valuable to Cities – Dist. 9

 Presenters

   Cindi Sullivan                                             Councilman Bill Holland

TREES Louisville                                         Lou. Metro Council 9

 Cindi Sullivan will outline the mission, goals and programs of TREES Louisville and its connectivity to cities. She will also review the Tree Canopy Study and the effect on cities of the declining tree canopy throughout Jefferson Co. She will reveal program opportunities for cities to partner with TREES Louisville. 

Councilman Bill Hollander will review the ‘Public Tree Ordinance’ passed by the Metro Council on Nov. 20, ’17. It creates a new subchapter of the ouisville/Jefferson Co. Metro Government Code of Ordinance relating to Public Trees, Tree Canopy and Environmental infrastructure. You can go to Councilman Hollander’s Metro Council website and review Ordinance No. 221, Series 2017.

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                                                                                               JCLC City Reports:

                                                                  Mayor Bill Dieruf                                      Commissioner Sandra Moon

                                                           2018 Ky. Legislative Report                                       City of Wellington

 Mayor Bill Dieruf will give a status report on 2018 Ky. House & Senate legislation of importance to cities. Mayor Dieruf has been working closely with the Ky. League of Cities during the 2018 Ky. Legislative session.

 City of Wellington Commissioner Sandra Moon will report on their City-JCPS partnership at Hawthorne Elementary School. The City made a significant contribution for school playground improvements. This is an example of the type of partnership that JCLC has been encouraging cities to create with schools in or near their city.

 

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