[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Braintree 5-18-2010 by Ord. No. 09-053. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Director of Public Works, or his/her designee, shall perform the duties of Tree Warden.
The Tree Warden shall have the care and control of all public shade trees, shrubs and growths in the Town, except those within a state highway. The Tree Warden shall enforce all provisions of law relative to the protection and preservation of shade trees, pursuant to MGL c. 87.
The Tree Warden may make such rules and regulations, not inconsistent with statute, relative to the preservation and protection of public shade trees, shrubs and growths in the Town, subject to the approval of the Mayor and Director of Public Works, as may be deemed necessary and expedient.
The Tree Warden shall enforce all provisions of these ordinances, statutes and regulations pertaining to public shade trees, shrubs and growths in the Town, and prosecute violations thereof in the name of the Town.
The Tree Warden shall keep accurate and complete accounts of all official acts, receipts, and expenditures.