A. The mayor and the city council, through the city superintendent or his duly authorized representative, shall have full power, authority, jurisdiction and control of the planting, location and placement of all trees in the public streets and areas of the city and shall likewise have supervision, direction and control of the care, trimming, removal, relocation and placement thereof and shall be charged with the enforcement of this chapter.
B. The mayor and city council may annually appoint the committee of not more than seven citizens to sit as members of the “tree committee.” The tree committee shall provide the mayor and the city superintendent with advice and information as to the supervision, direction and control of the care, trimming, removal and relocation and placement of vegetation in the public streets and areas of the city. It is understood that the committee shall act in an advisory capacity only.