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Duties
DUTIES
The duties of the DeFuniak Springs Beautification and Tree Board are as follows:
           
(1)      Conduct surveys and studies of the present condition of all plant life on city properties, 
           rights-of-way
and other areas, as the board may determine appropriate;

(2)      Inform itself of the location of utility lines, above and underground, along street rights-of-way; 
          
(3)     Set forth a long-range plan for tree planting and city beautification;             

(4)     Determine the annual needs (annual community forestry plan) to be implemented with 
         recommendations of the procedures and personnel needed to accomplish same; 

(5)     Submit to the city council, a recommended budget for the estimated costs of implementing the 
         community forestry and beautification plans, including, but not limited to, planting of ornamental 
         trees on public rights-of-way; 
 
(6)     To cooperate with private property owners in obtaining ornamental plantings and the proper 
         procedures for planting and maintaining same;

(7)     To inform the public, through civic clubs and other organizations, of the needs of citizen and
          organization participation in tree planting and care and city beautification;                         

(8)     Organize an Arbor Day observance ceremony or event and propose a proclamation for city 
         council approval and declaration; and

(9)     In general, to make periodic reports and recommendations to the city council, concerning the  
         aforesaid.


City of DeFuniak Springs • 71 US Hwy 90 West• DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433• 850-892-8500•
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