Tree Warden

According to 24 V.S.A. § 2502: 
  • Shade and ornamental trees within the limits of public ways and places shall be under the control of the tree warden. The tree warden may plan and implement a town or community shade tree preservation program for the purpose of shading and beautifying public ways and places by planting new trees and shrubs; by maintaining the health, appearance, and safety of existing trees through feeding, pruning, and protecting them from noxious insect and disease pests and by removing diseased, dying, or dead trees which create a hazard to public safety or threaten the effectiveness of disease or insect control programs. (Amended 1969, No. 238 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)

 According to 24 V.S.A. § 2505:

  • A tree warden may appoint deputy tree wardens and dismiss them at pleasure.
    For more information on Municipal Parks and Shade Trees, click here.

Tree Warden
Sam Lincoln - (802) 793-1206

Deputy Tree Warden
Jeffrey Thayer - (315) 379-0106