Public Works - Trees Trimmed

Performance Measure

Number of trees trimmed per year



Analysis of Performance*

Metric Definition*

The number of trees trimmed indicates how the City is performing in meeting a 5 year pruning cycle for Scheduled Maintenance of its tree inventory.


Maintaining a 5 year pruning cycle reduces the risk to the City of damage to people or property from tree failure.

Impact on Performance*

The number of trees trimmed in a year indicates whether the City is meeting the ISA standard of a 5 year pruning cycle.


  • Analysis of Performance: Explains how data results are  displayed, anomalies, or other points that went into generating the numbers.
  • Metric Definition: Identifies what constitutes the metric and identifies combined classifications
  • Importance: Tells why the metric is important and how it is useful, or, what will it help the City accomplish or understand by knowing
  • Impact on Performance: States how this measure is an indicator of or influencer on the delivery of service?