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Tree Commission Meeting

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Thursday, January 05, 2017


MEETING CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

TREE COMMISSION AGENDA

January 5, 2017
 
I. CALL TO ORDER 
6:00 p.m. in the Siskiyou Room of the Community Development and Engineering Services Building located at 51 Winburn Way.
 
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 
Approval of December 8, 2016 meeting minutes. 
 
III. ANNOUNCEMENTS & LIAISON REPORTS
  • City Council Liaison
  • Parks & Recreation Liaison
  • Community Development Liaison
 
IV. PUBLIC FORUM
Welcome Guests
 
V. TYPE I REVIEWS
PLANNING ACTION: PA-2016-02329                                              
SUBJECT PROPERTY: 852 Cypress Point Loop
OWNER/APPLICANT: Kennedy Thomas B IV & Carolyn L Rev Living Trust
DESCRIPTION: A request for a Tree Removal Permit to remove two non-hazard trees from a vacant, residentially-zoned lot to allow for the construction of a single-family home. The applicant was recently granted approval to remove one tree from the lot and now requests additional removals to meet the City of Ashlandís Solar Access Ordinance (AMC 18.4.8) and to allow for the installation of photo-voltaic panels on the southern side of the proposed home. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Single-Family Residential; ZONING: R-1-10; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 13 CB; TAX LOT #: 1300.

PLANNING ACTION: PA-2016-02347          
SUBJECT PROPERTY: 488 North Main Street
OWNER/APPLICANT: Mike Lisk/Rogue Planning & Development
DESCRIPTION: A request for a Tree Removal Permit to remove a 49 Ĺ-inch diameter at breast height (d.b.h.) Black Walnut Tree which straddles the property line between 488 North Main Street and the adjacent vacant property at the corner.  An arborist has assessed the tree as having Thousand Cankers Disease, and has identified the presence of Walnut Twig Beetle.  The arborist notes staining of the trunk, dieback in the canopy and a history of branch failure, and finds the tree poses a hazard to other walnut trees in the area and to people and property in the immediate vicinity.   COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Employment; ZONING: E-1; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 05DA; TAX LOT #: 3500 & 3600
 
PLANNING ACTION: PA-2016-02095                                  
SUBJECT PROPERTY: 563 Rock Street
APPLICANT: Advantage Building & Design
OWNER: Michael & Maxine McNab
DESCRIPTION: A request for a Site Design Review to allow for the construction of a 990 square foot second dwelling unit at 563 Rock Street. The project involves restoring the existing historic contributing residence and the construction of a new second dwelling unit located off of Maple Street. The proposal also requests an Exception to Site Development and Design Standards to allow for a parking buffer less than eight feet from a residential structure. Seven non-hazardous trees are proposed for removal from the subject property as part of the application. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Low Density Multiple-Family Residential; ZONING: R-2; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 05 DA; TAX LOT: 5200.
 
VI. TYPE II REVIEWS
 
PLANNING ACTION: PA-2016-01894                                  
SUBJECT PROPERTY: 1651 Ashland Street
OWNER/APPLICANT: Rogue Credit Union/Kistler, Small & White Architects, LL           
DESCRIPTION: A request for Site Design Review approval to construct a 4,508 square foot, single-story credit union building with drive-up window as part of the phased development of the properties located at 1651 Ashland Street.  Also included are requests for a Property Line Adjustment and a Tree Removal Permit to remove eight of the siteís 24 trees.  COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Commercial; ZONING: C-1; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 10DC; TAX LOT #: 8700 & 9201.   
 
VII. DISCUSSION
 
Open discussion
                                           
VIII. ADJOURNMENT
 
Next Meeting:  February 9, 2016
 

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