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Electronic Tree Commission Meeting

Agenda
Thursday, August 05, 2021

TREE COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
August 5, 2021
AGENDA


I.             CALL TO ORDER
6:00 p.m. via ZOOM
 
 
II.           APPROVAL OF MINUTES 
A.           Tree Commission regular meeting of July 8, 2021 regular meeting minutes.
 
 
III.          LIAISON REPORTS
•             Council Liaison
•             Parks & Recreation Liaison
•             Community Development Liaison
 
 
IV.          TYPE I REVIEWS

PLANNING ACTION:  PA-TREE-2021-00158     
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  2181 Birchwood St.
OWNER/APPLICANT:  Geri Esposito and Jack Defonatine
DESCRIPTION:  A request to remove two Linden trees at the property located at 2181 Birchwood St. One tree is located in the front of the home approximately 8.5’ from the foundation, the other is located along the side of the house and is 3.5’ from the house. The applicant lists a number of reasons to request the removal including that the trees are a nuisance but also that their location to the foundation of the house is likely to cause ‘issues with the foundation.’ COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Multi Family Residential; ZONING: R-2; MAP: 39 1E 11 CC; TAX LOT: 1700.
 
PLANNING ACTION:  PA-TREE-2021-00159     
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  1320 Oregon St.
OWNER/APPLICANT:  Verity Construction
DESCRIPTION:  A request to approve a modification to an earlier land use approval to acknowledge the removal of a tree that was scheduled for protection during a Physical and Environmental Constraints Review Permit for Hillside Development (see PA-T1-2019-00083). During the inspection for the Certificate of Occupancy staff noted that the tree had been removed. This process is to document the removal and to ensure that a proper mitigation tree is planted. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Single Family Residential; ZONING: R-1-7.5; MAP: 39 1E 15 BB; TAX LOT: 8700.
 
PLANNING ACTION:  PA-TREE-2021-00160     
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  1675 Ashland St.
OWNER:  Columbiacare Rogue Ridge Apartments LLC
APPLICANT:  Kerry KenCairn
DESCRIPTION:  A request for approval to remove a single bigleaf maple (acer macrophyllum) at the property address as 1675 Ashland St. The tree had previously been approved for protection associated with the Site Design Review approving the Columbiacare housing project (Identified as Tree #5 on the approved plans). The application states that the tree is 13’ from the edge of the building footing but the canopy overhangs the building envelope and would be in conflict with the 3rd floor. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Commercial; ZONING: C-1; MAP: 39 1E 10 DC; TAX LOT: 9201.
 
V.           TYPE II REVIEWS
 
PLANNING ACTION:  PA-T2-2021-00029                         
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  822 Oak Street
APPLICANT/OWNER:  Suzanne Zapf for Overlook Drive, LLC                    
DESCRIPTION:  A request for Outline and Final Plan approval for a five-lot/four-unit Performance Standards subdivision for the properties located at 822 Oak Street.  The application also includes requests for: a Variance to allow a private driveway to serve four units (AMC 18.4.6.040.C.1) where dedication of a public street is typically required; a Conditional Use Permit to modify a non-conforming development where the required driveway separation is not provided for an avenue (AMC 18.4.3.080.C.3.a), an Exception to Street Standards to not install city standard street frontage improvements along Oak Street, and a Street Tree Removal Permit to remove three Oak trees. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: R-1-5; ZONING: Single Family Residential; ASSESSOR’S MAP: 39 1E 04CA; TAX LOT: 200 & 201.
 
PLANNING ACTION:  PA-T3-2021-00003                        
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  192 North Mountain Avenue                     
OWNER:  The Hodgins Family Trust, The Mary G. Walter Living Trust
APPLICANT:  KDA Homes, LLC
DESCRIPTION:   A request for annexation of 7.9 acres and Outline Plan approval for a 52-unit residential subdivision for the property located at 192 North Mountain Avenue.  With annexation, 7.9 acres of the ten-acre property would be brought into the city with R-1-5 Single Family Residential zoning, and the entire ten-acres would be subdivided to create 52 residential lots and eight common areas.  The application also includes requests for an Exception to Street Standards to not install a parkrow planting strip with street trees on the proposed bridge over Beach Creek; a Limited Activities & Uses Permit to install a bridge over Beach Creek in order to provide street connectivity to North Mountain Avenue; and a Tree Removal Permit to remove four of the site’s 25 trees. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION:  Single Family Residential; ZONING: Existing –  City R-1-5 & County RR-5, Proposed – City R-1-5; ASSESSOR’S MAP:  39 1E 10; TAX LOT #’s: 800. 
 
 
VI.          STREET TREE REMOVAL PERMITS
 
 
VII.         OLD BUSINESS
 
 
VIII.        DISCUSSION ITEMS
 
 
IX.          ADJOURNMENT

 
Next Meeting:  September 9, 2021

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