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Thursday, April 08, 2010

ASHLAND TREE COMMISSION

MINUTES

April 8, 2010

 

CALL TO ORDER – Co-Chair Bobby Townsend called the Ashland Tree Commission meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. on April 8, 2010, in the Siskiyou Room in the Community Development and Engineering Services Building located at 51 Winburn Way, Ashland, OR.

 

Commissioners Present

Council Liaison

Zane Jones

 

Casey Roland

 

Russ Neff

Staff Present

Bobby Townsend

Amy Gunter, Assistant Planner

Kerry KenCairn

Anne Rich, Ashland Parks Department

 

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Continued to May 6, 2010 Meeting

 

 WELCOME GUESTS

Tom Meyers, Arborist, potential Tree Commissioner. Tom helped the City of Ashland first become one of the Tree City USAs, which has been continuing for 25 years.

 

ACTION ITEMS

Earthday Schedule:

10 – 12: Amy & Bobby

12 – 2: Russ & Steve

2 – 4: Zane & Kerry

Casey, Tom, Steve and Anne will be there all day to assist. Tom suggested that the Commission hold Tree Pruning demonstrations throughout the day to give a hands on example of proper tree pruning. Amy will contact Mark DiRenzio, Executive Director of Science Works and see if they would have any issues with that  Anne will see if the chipper would be available so the cut wood would be able to chipped and possibly mulched back on to the trees.

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS

Tree of the Year plaque installation (May 14, 2010 – 2:00 PM)

 

ITEMS FROM COMMISSIONERS

Liaison Reports:

Council: None

Parks: None

 

Zane’s Farewell: Zane Jones has been on the Commission for the past three years and is stepping down to devote more time to his family. Zane has three pet projects that he would like to see completed.

 

Current Balance - $ 335.00

 

ADJOURNMENT - Commissioner Townsend adjourned the meeting at 7:15 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted by Amy Gunter, Assistant Planner

 

 

 

 

 

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