Urban Forestry Commission Meeting Materials, 2009-2016

Overview of the Collection

Seattle (Wash.). Office of Sustainability and Environment
Urban Forestry Commission Meeting Materials
2009-2016 (inclusive)
1.2 cubic feet, (3 boxes )
Collection Number
Meeting packets from the Seattle Urban Forestry Commission.
Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
Office of the City Clerk
City of Seattle
PO Box 94728
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2062337807
Fax: 2063869025
Access Restrictions

Records are open to the public.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Office of Sustainability and Environment was created in 2000 to oversee implementation of the City's Environmental Management Program. Responsibilities of the agency included developing policies and programs to improve environmental performance in City operations; facilitating the City's compliance with environmental regulations; advancing the City's environmental priorities; integrating sustainability and environmental values into City plans, programs, and policies; setting sustainability and environmental targets and objectives for the City, and reviewing and proposing changes to the Environmental Management Program.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Meeting agendas, notes, background materials, correspondence with other departments or organizations, and other records of the Seattle Urban Forestry Commission. Established in 2009, the commission's purpose is to preserve and enhance the trees of Seattle as if they are infrastructure to attain their environmental, social, and economic benefits. Topics covered include community concerns, partnerships with local non-governmental organizations, street planning, housing and urban sprawl, green spaces, legislation to prevent tree removal, and strategies for achieving the goal of 30% canopy by 2037.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Urban Forestry Commission Meeting Packets, Record Series 7910-01. Box [number], Folder [number]. Seattle Municipal Archives.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Records are arranged chronologically.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Environmental protection--Planning--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Tree planting--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Trees in cities--Washington (State)--Seattle

Geographical Names

  • Seattle (Wash.)