Tree Board

Tree Board2022-03-22T10:37:45-04:00

Meetings: 1st Monday of January, April, July and October. (other meetings TBD)

Responsibilities: Oversee the maintenance and planting of trees within the city right of way.

Tree City:

Nappanee has been a nationally recognized Tree City since 1994 by the Arbor Day Foundation. This is awarded based on tree maintenance, conservation efforts and community outreach.

Special Programs:

Residents may request an application to have replacement trees planted or if they would like new plantings. The Tree Board covers all cost but homeowners are responsible for watering and care.

Arbor Day:
The Tree Board celebrates Arbor Day annually with plantings at each elementary school and has all 3rd graders participate in an essay contest.

Earth Day: 
The Tree Board also assists with celebrating Earth Day with plantings within the parks.

How to get your tree inspected


  1. Submit application for inspection
  2. City forester will do a site inspection to verify that the tree(s) are within City Right of Way
  3. Based on condition – an emergency work order, put on the next bid or reevaluate with a time given (Bids are done in the Spring and Fall)


Abbot Martin
David Ingle
Susan Woolley

To contact any of these members please call Nappanee City Hall at 574-773-2112