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

  • Dolores Sabia, Chair
  • Janie Thacker, Vice-Chair
  • Linda Patterson, Historian
  • Robert Dalton
  • Terry Happer-Scheier
  • AliceLee Hollister
  • Larry Jiskra
  • Marsha Purinton
  • Steve Smalley
  • Vacant position
  • Vacant position
  • Vacant position
  • Logan Heley (Ex-Officio)
  • Dennis Patton (Ex-Officio)
Meeting Schedule

7 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
913-327-6639
bailey.patterson@opkansas.org

Upcoming Meetings

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