Legacy of Greenery Committee

The Legacy of Greenery Committee develops strategies to increase, preserve and enhance the city’s tree canopy by promoting, planting and maintaining trees and shrubs in the city.

The committee: 

  • Recognizes businesses and organizations with outstanding landscaping,
  • Supports the City forester with programs and events for Tree City USA status,
  • Educates the community about proper planting and maintenance of trees, shrubs, flowers and turf 
  • Assists with review and updates to the City’s list of approved street trees, and more.

Learn more about the committee’s purpose and procedures in the Municipal Code.

All meetings are open to the public.

Committee Members

  • Jim Dunn, Chair
  • Steve Smalley, Vice-Chair
  • Kay Brown
  • Ian Fannin-Hughes
  • Terry Happer-Scheier
  • Marie Hunter
  • Larry Jiskra
  • Erica Kurta
  • Linda Patterson
  • Marsha Purinton
  • Amy Rose
  • Virginia Werp
  • Logan Heley, City Council

To learn more about this board’s members, terms and vacancies, visit the City’s agenda management portal.

Meeting Schedule

6:30 p.m.
First Thursday of every month

Meeting Location

City Hall
Conference Room 1
8500 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS 66212

Staff Liaison

Bailey Patterson
[email protected]

Upcoming Meetings

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