Section 24-119 Duties and responsibilities.

    (a) Responsibility for management of trees on property owned or maintained by the city shall be vested with the public works department, the water and light department and the parks and recreation department as set forth in this article and other sections of this Code.

    (b) It shall be the responsibility of each of the above departments, when requested by the city manager, to consider, investigate, research, report and recommend upon any special tree-related matter or question coming within the scope of its authority.

    (c) It shall be the responsibility of the parks and recreation department to investigate, advise, report and recommend to the city manager any action, plan or program which the parks and recreation department determines to be necessary or advisable for the care, selection, preservation, trimming, planting, replanting, removal or disposition of trees and other woody vegetation located in public parks and on other landscaped grounds as assigned by the city manager. The parks and recreation department shall develop a management plan for the planting, care, cultivation, pruning and removal of trees, shrubs and plants located on city property assigned to its jurisdiction.

(Ord. No. 15457, § 1, 12-1-97)