The Parks and Forestry Division of the Department of Public Works are responsible for the maintenance and care of city owned land and trees. Work includes maintenance of city parks, the swimming area, preparation and lining of athletic playing fields, support for public recreation events and all school grounds. The Forestry Division maintains city trees (planting, trimming and removal). Removal of dead/decaying trees is critical to the safety of public ways and those using public grounds.
Who can I call if I want a shade tree?
Any City of Greenfield Resident who would like a shade tree planted on their front lawn should contact the Public Works Department at 772-1528. The request is honored if funding is available through the Memorial Tree Program sponsored by Kostanski Funeral Home. The trees are generally planted in the spring or fall time depending on resources. Trees planted on homeowners front lawns become their property and responsibility. This includes watering, trimming and the removal of the tree if and when necessary.
Who do I call if the City tree in my treebelt needs to be trimmed or removed?
Contact the Public Works Department at 772-1528 to have your request put on a work order for the Tree Warden to determine if it needs to be removed or trimmed.
Posted: Thu, Oct 15, 2015 12:46 PM
Updated Fri, Jan 8, 2021 12:00 AM