Park & Tree Board

The Park & Tree Board works closely with Town staff and the Parks and Recreation Department in preserving the natural aesthetics of Belleair. As a designated “Tree City USA,” Belleair and the Park & Tree Board also celebrate Arbor Day each at the Town's annual Springfest & Arbor Day Celebration.


The Park & Tree Board consists of seven members and is comprised of citizens from various professional backgrounds.

  • Term of office: One year
  • Meetings: Second Tuesday of February, April, July and November at 6:00 pm. Additional meetings scheduled as needed
  • Staff: Eric Wahlbeck (Parks and Recreation Director) and Ricky Allison (Public Services Coordinator)


  • Robert Bender-Chairman
  • Dudley Scott-Vice Chairman
  • Lic Cromer
  • Lissa Dexter
  • Kathy Gaston
  • Nancy Hartshorne
  • Amy Welch
  • Commissioner Advisor: Tom Shelly