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Program Description

  Tree Maintenance

The operating budget portion of the Tree Maintenance program provides for emergency tree maintenance services in the public rights-of-way. The program provides priority area-wide emergency tree and stump removal and pruning to ensure the safety of pedestrians and cyclists, minimize damage to property, and provide adequate road clearance and sign, signal, and streetlight visibility for motorists. Starting in FY07, the street tree planting function was transferred to DOT as part of the overall Tree Maintenance program.

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Program Contacts

Contact Fred Lees of the Department of Transportation at 240.777.2196 or Brady Goldsmith of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2793 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved469722318.37
Reduce: Stump Removal - 421 Stumps will still be Removed-790000.00
Reduce: Tree Planting - 1,622 Trees will still be Planted-1750000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.799780.00
FY20 Approved452320118.37

Notes: Total tree maintenance program reductions across all budgets and the Street Tree Preservation CIP project amount to only 4 percent in FY20.