Landscape Advisory Board

Landscape Advisory Board 2022 Public Meeting Schedule


The City of Starkville’s Landscape Advisory Board is formed to act as an advisory body to the Board of Aldermen with the following powers and duties:

  1.  To hear all requests for a landscape waiver from landscape requirements in the Unified Zoning and Development Code and/or the Code’s Subdivision Regulations.
  2. To assist city employees on landscape and horticulture practices and developing recommended plant list.
  3. To coordinate with other Advisory Committees and Community Groups to facilitate City related tree and horticulture activities.
  4. To coordinate events and opportunities with the Mississippi Urban Forest Council.
  5. To recommend action that will promote the overall tree health and urban forestry for the City.
  6. To provide guidance as needed to City staff during the development and site plan review process for proposed projects within the City.

Term Expires
NameTerm Expires
Richard Harkess- Chairman08-07-2022
Scott Willard08-31-2025
Robert Brzuszek08-07-2022
Toby Gray08-07-2022
Pete Melby07-18-2022
Peter Summerlin09-30-2025
George Hopper01-01-2026
City of Starkville Staff Contact-
Daniel Havelin- City Planner
Odie Avery- Assistant Planner


Unified Development Code  

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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