Cherry trees in bloom along Eliot Street in BrooklineMission

The mission of the Tree Planting Committee is to advise the tree warden on the species and placement of street trees and to hold public hearings for street tree removal requests.

The three member committee is appointed by the Select Board. It was established in 1886 and is the longest standing Tree Planting Committee in the nation.

The Committee meets approximately 5 times per year.

Below are the meeting dates for 2023 (all meetings are held on Tuesday nights at 5 PM)

  • February 7th
  • April 25th
  • June 27th
  • September 12th
  • November 28th