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Tree Commission Meeting

Agenda
Thursday, March 08, 2018

TREE COMMISSION AGENDA
March 8, 2018
 
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 February 8, 2018 meeting minutes. 
 
III. ANNOUNCEMENTS & LIAISON REPORTS
  • Council Liaison (None)
  • Parks & Recreation Liaison
  • Community Development Liaison
IV. PUBLIC FORUM
Open to guests.
 
V. TYPE I REVIEWS
PLANNING ACTION:  PA-2018-00241                                                          
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  114 Granite Street
OWNER/APPLICANT: Mardi Mastain
DESCRIPTION:            A request for a Tree Removal Permit to remove a 27-inch DBH (diameter at breast height) Maple Tree in the Northwest Corner of the property. This is a modification to a previous planning approval (PA-2017-00235) that proposed to retain this tree. The application states the discovery of percolating water will require more excavation, further jeopardizing the health of the tree and presenting a foreseeable danger of property damage. 
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Single-Family Residential;
ZONING: R-1-7.5; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 09 BC; TAX LOT: 3401
 
PLANNING ACTION:  PA- 2018-00252                                             
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  295 Tolman Creek Rd A-1
OWNER/APPLICANT: Don Flickinger                                                
DESCRIPTION:            A request for a Tree Removal Permit at 295 Tolman Creek Rd to remove a 15-inch diameter-at-breast-height Maple tree that is damaging the foundation of the adjacent apartment building. 
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Low Density, Multi-Family Residential; ZONING: R-2; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 11 CD; TAX LOT: 90001
 
PLANNING ACTION:   PA- 2018-00403                                             
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  635 Lit Way/1651 Siskiyou Boulevard
OWNER:                      1651 Siskiyou Boulevard LLC/Roderick & Brooks Newton
APPLICANT:                Don Flickinger                                                
DESCRIPTION:            A request for a Tree Removal Permit to remove nine Black Cottonwood trees and a one Siberian Elm surrounding the pond at Hidden Springs Wellness Center for the property located at 635 Lit Way/1651 Siskiyou Boulevard.  The application notes that the Cottonwoods have begun to drop limbs and the Siberian Elm has begun to uproot.  The application materials note that five of the ten trees have indications of decay and three have tipped or begun to tip.  The removals are requested based on the trees posing a hazard to customers on the site and to neighboring properties. 
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Single Family Residential and Commercial; ZONING: R-1-7.5; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 15 AB; TAX LOT: 7300
 
VI.  TYPE II REVIEWS
PLANNING ACTION:  PA- 2018-00154                                             
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  601 Washington Street
OWNER/APPLICANT: South Ashland Business Park LLC                                          
DESCRIPTION:             A request for Annexation of a 5.38-acre parcel, Zone Change from County RR-5 Rural Residential) to City E-1 (Employment), and Site Design Review approval for the phased development of a light industrial business park for the property located at 601 Washington Street.  The application includes a request for a Conditional Use Permit to allow a watchmanís dwelling; Limited Use/Activity Permits within the Water Resource Protection Zones of Knoll Creek and a Possible Wetland on the property to construct a stormwater outfall and street improvements; an Exception to Street Standards for the frontage improvements along the property's Washington Street frontage; and a Tree Removal Permit to remove four trees greater than six-inches in diameter at breast height (d.b.h.).
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Employment; ZONING: Existing Ė County RR-5, Proposed Ė City E-1; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 14 AB; TAX LOT: 2800
 
VII.STREET TREE REMOVAL PERMITS
            None
 
VIII.DISCUSSION
  1. Wildfire Draft Ordinance
  2. Ashland Canal Advisory Group Invitation
  3. Public Works Memo on Tree Removal and Curb Bump Out Policy
  4. Tree of the Year Results
 
IX.ADJOURNMENT
 
Next Meeting:  April 5, 2018
 

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