Tree Board

The Tree Board works with the Community Development Manager to make recommendations regarding the City's tree programs.  They meet at the City Office on the third Tuesday of each month, on an as needed basis, with varying starting times. 

Tree Guide and Specifications

Tree Management Plan

Tree Ordinance

Spring 2017 Dexter Street Tree Resident Cost-Sharing Program - DEADLINE EXTENDED ORDER NOW  

Dexter’s Arbor Day Celebration Scheduled for April 28, 2017

On April 10, 2017 the Dexter City Council proclaimed April 28, 2017 Arbor Day within the City of Dexter.  An Arbor Day Celebration will be held to celebrate the benefits of trees, including how trees can reduce erosion of topsoil by wind and water, cut heating and cooling costs, moderate the temperature, clean the air, produce life-giving oxygen, and provide habitat for wildlife. 

Trees are also beneficial because they are a renewable resource giving us paper, wood for our homes, fuel for our fires, and help beautify and give our community character.   The community will be asked to participate in the celebration and to plant trees throughout the City and on your property to promote the well-being of this and future generations.

Volunteers will be distributing free seedlings to celebrate Arbor Day, at the following times and locations:

  • 10:00 am - noon                Dexter Area District Library (3255 Alpine Street)         
  • 1:00 -3:00 pm                    Dexter Mill (3515 Central St)                                        
  • 11:00 am – noon               Clock Plaza (corner of Broad & Main Streets; weather permitting)

On April 11, 2017, the City of Dexter was one of 111 Michigan communities recognized for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Arbor Day Foundation for its community forestry efforts.

The City of Dexter has been a proud Tree City USA member since 2008.  Tree City USA is a nationwide Arbor Day Foundation program that promotes proper tree care and management in urban areas and calls attention to the economic health and aesthetic benefits trees offer. 

Membership and Term Expiration


Sandy Hansen (Vice Chair)   06/2019
Joy Gee 06/2019
Paul Schubert 06/2018
Amy Samples 06/2018
Michelle Aniol Community Development Manager










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