1638 Brantley Ave
Cullman, AL 35055
P.O. Box 278
Cullman, AL 35056-0278
Phone: (256) 737-7560
Fax: (256) 737-7532
About the City Arborist
City of Cullman recognizes that trees are a highly valued asset. Healthy trees
provide a more healthful and beautiful environment in which to live, reduce air
pollution and some forms of noise pollution, provide energy-saving shade and
cooling, furnish habitat for wildlife, enhance aesthetics and property values,
and are an important contributor to community image, pride and quality of life.
The City Arborist position was created to work with the City Government and the
Cullman Tree Commission to ensure that the City of
Cullman continues to realize the benefits provide by its urban forest.
Our City Arborist is Mr. Darrell Johns. For more information on
the duties and responsibilities of the City Arborist or the City Tree Commission
call (256) 737-7560 during regular office hours.
Some of the duties of the City Arborist include, but
are not limited to, the following:
Attending all meetings of the Cullman Tree Commission, the
legally constituted body that serves as advisors to the Mayor and City Council
on matters pertaining to management of the City's tree resources. The Cullman
Tree Commission meets quarterly in the Cullman City
Hall conference room.
Providing arbitration in disputes concerning the management of
trees in the City of Cullman.
Assisting the Planning Commission in gathering and evaluating
natural resource information, evaluating environmental impacts, and in other
capacities as needed.
Upon request, attending meetings of the City Council, Planning
Commission and its committees, and other bodies as needed to participate in
issues involving arboriculture or horticulture.
Setting up mechanisms to assist architects, developers,
builders, and others in utilizing and preventing damage to trees and other
natural resources during construction.
Being directly accessible to all departments of city government,
utilities, school systems and to historical and other agencies as needed.
Purchasing or contracting for needed products and services
within the City's normal fiscal limitation.
With the Cullman Tree Commission, developing an orderly process
for identifying public tree needs including maintenance, removal, planting,
replacement and public education.