Community Tree Council Seeks Candidates for Open Position by Aug. 29

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) seeks qualified candidates to fill a volunteer position for a three-year term on the Community Tree Council (CTC). The CTC provides information and recommendations on community tree policy and procedures to Athens-Clarke County officials, staff, and the public and offers educational opportunities and activities promoting responsible management of community tree resources.

The CTC meets monthly on the second Monday of the month from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Planning Department at 120 West Dougherty Street or remotely using the Webex platform. Additional committee work is conducted between monthly meetings. For more information on the CTC’s mission and activities, visit

Applicants must be Athens-Clarke County residents. The deadline for receiving applications is the end of the day on Sunday, August 29, 2021. 

Based upon the applications received, the CTC Nominations Committee will select a number of individuals for brief interviews. After making their final selections, a recommendation for appointment will then be sent from the Community Tree Council to the Mayor and Commission for final approval. The term of office will begin on January 1, 2022 and end on December 31, 2024. Members may be nominated for additional terms.

Applications are available online at or may be obtained from ACC Landscape Management, 2555 Lexington Road, Athens, GA 30605. Completed paper applications should be returned to Landscape Management or to Rodney Walters. 

For more information, contact Rodney Walters, Community Forester, at 762-400-7519 or [email protected].