Tennessee Forestry Commission to Meet July 9
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Forestry Commission will meet July 9 at 4 p.m. CST at the Baymont Inn located at 1151 S Jefferson Avenue in Cookeville, Tenn.
The agenda includes approval of previous meeting minutes, election of new officers, a federal budget update, program updates from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry, and discussions on green building standards, the Greenbelt Property Tax Abatement Program, the federal Farm Bill and Tennessee Forestry Camp.
The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in addressing the commission should plan to arrive prior to the start of the meeting in order to be placed on the agenda.
The Tennessee Forestry Commission comprises seven members representing the public’s interests as it relates to forest resources in the state. The commission advises the Department of Agriculture on forest resource issues. For more information, contact the TDA’s Division of Forestry at 615-837-5520.