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Tree Commission Meeting

Agenda
Thursday, September 07, 2017

TREE COMMISSION AGENDA
September 7, 2017
 
  1. CALL TO ORDER 
6:00 p.m. in the Siskiyou Room of the Community Development and Engineering Services Building located at 51 Winburn Way.
 
  1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 
Approval of August 3, 2017 meeting minutes. 
 
  1. ANNOUNCEMENTS & LIAISON REPORTS
    • Parks & Recreation Liaison
    • Community Development Liaison
 
  1. PUBLIC FORUM
Open to guests.
 
  1. TYPE I REVIEWS
 
PLANNING ACTION:    PA- 2017-01294                                                
SUBJECT PROPERTY: 128 Central Avenue
APPLICANT:                Rogue Planning & Development Services
OWNERS:                    Robert Baldwin                           
DESCRIPTION:            A request for Site Design Review for an eight-unit multi-family development for the property located at 128 Central Avenue.  The existing house contains two units, and the proposal would add six 475-square foot units at the rear of the property in two triplex structures accessed from the alley.  The application also includes requests for a Conditional Use Permit to exceed the Maximum Permitted Floor Area in the Skidmore Academy Historic District by nine percent (395 square feet) and for a Tree Removal Permit to remove seven trees six-inches in diameter-at-breast-height or greater. 
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: High Density Multi-Family Residential; ZONING: R-3; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 04CC; TAX LOT: 4500.
 
PLANNING ACTION:    PA- 2017-01310                                    
SUBJECT PROPERTY: 981 Siskiyou Blvd.
OWNERS:                    MH Smith Inc
APPLICANT:                MNM Fund LLC
DESCRIPTION:            A request for Site Design Review, Conditional Use Permit and Tree Removal Permit approval for a three-unit multi-family residential development for the property located at 981 Siskiyou Blvd.  The proposal includes retaining the existing residence and constructing two units at the rear of the property. The Conditional Use Permit request is to exceed the maximum permitted floor area for the historic district by 164 square feet. The Tree Removal Permit request is to remove three trees to the west of the existing home including an Italian cypress, maple and an ash tree.   
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Commercial; ZONING: C-1; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 09DA; TAX LOT: 8100.
 
PLANNING ACTION:    PA-2017-01417                                    
SUBJECT PROPERTY:            228 B St
OWNER:                       Hani Hajje
APPLICANT:                Kerry KenCairn
DESCRIPTION:            A request for Site Design Review, Conditional Use Permit approval, and Tree Removal Permit for the property located at 228 B Street.   The proposal involves the development of a two-story, 1008-square foot detached addition to accommodate two additional Traveler Accommodation units. A Tree Removal Permit is also requested to remove five Leyland Cypress trees, one 7Ē in diameter pine tree, and one 9Ē in diameter flowering plum tree.  The requested approval would allow operation of a seven unit traveler accommodation including six guest units and one owners unit.
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Multifamily Residential; ZONING: R2; ASSESSORíS MAP:  39 1E 16AD; TAX LOT #:6200
 
PLANNING ACTION:    PA-2017-01475                                     
SUBJECT PROPERTY:            745 & 765 Creek Stone Way                              
OWNER/APPLICANT:  Chris Borovansky, Mountain Meadows Homeowners Assoc.        
DESCRIPTION:            A request for a Tree Removal Permit to remove two trees from the properties located at 745 & 765 Creek Stone Way.  The trees proposed to be removed include a 12Ē in diameter blue spruce and a 20Ē in diameter cluster pine located in close proximity to the single family homes. The application states these trees are negatively impacting the growth of the existing street trees and pose a risk to underground infrastructure. The applicants indicated that six additional trees were planted this year to mitigate for the proposed removal of these trees.
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Health Care; ZONING: HC; ASSESSORíS MAP:  39 1E 04DA; TAX LOTS #:112 &.113
 
PLANNING ACTION:    PA-2017-01488                                     
SUBJECT PROPERTY:            1373 Tolman Cr. Rd.                             
OWNER/APPLICANT:  Ron Rezek/Clason Company LLC
DESCRIPTION:            A request for a Tree Removal Permit to remove one tree from the property located at 1373 Tolman Creek Road.  The tree was originally identified to be preserved and protected when the parent property at 1365 Tolman Creek Road was subdivided (PA #2016-01029).   The tree, a 30-inch diameter at breast height (d.b.h) Ponderosa Pine was originally noted to be in fair condition when assessed for the subdivision, however subsequent examination by a certified arborist has determined that the tree has extensive decay, with infestation by ants, sequoia pitch moths and ips boring beatles, and a lean to its trunk which poses a hazard to existing and proposed development of the property.   
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Single Family Residential; ZONING:  R-1-7.5; ASSESSORíS MAP:  39 1E 23BA; TAX LOTS #:201
 
PLANNING ACTION:    PA-2017-01679                                     
SUBJECT PROPERTY:            1651 Ashland St.                                  
OWNER/APPLICANT:  Rogue Credit Union/Kistler, Small & White, Architects    
DESCRIPTION:            A request for a Tree Removal Permit to remove one tree from the property located at 1651 Ashland Street.   The tree, a 25-inch diameter Black Locust, was identified to be preserved in the applicantís recent approval to construct a new credit union building (PA #2016-01894), but the final utility plan for the project requires that a transformer be located immediately adjacent to the tree, necessitating its removal.    
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Commercial; ZONING: C-1; ASSESSORíS MAP:  39 1E 10DC; TAX LOTS #: 8700 and 9201
 
  1. TYPE II REVIEWS
 
PLANNING ACTION:    PA-2017-00406                                    
SUBJECT PROPERTY: 2300 Siskiyou Boulevard
OWNER/APPLICANT:  Jake Hayes & Angie Renick-Hayes
DESCRIPTION:            A request for Outline Plan, Final Plan and Site Design Review approval for a seven-lot/six-unit subdivision as Phase III of the West Bellview Subdivision under the Performance Standards Options Chapter (AMC 18.3.9) for the property located at 2300 Siskiyou Boulevard.   The application includes requests for:  the modification of the West Bellview Subdivision (PA #96-131) to allow additional units, an Exception to the Site Development and Design Standards to allow the placement of two parking spaces between the buildings and the street, and a request for a Tree Removal Permit to remove four trees six-inches in diameter at breast height (d.b.h.) or greater.   
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Low-Density Multi-Family Residential; ZONING: R-2; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 14CA; TAX LOT #: 7800
 
PLANNING ACTION:    PA-2017- 01507                                    
SUBJECT PROPERTY: 330 Maple Street
OWNER/APPLICANT:  Maple LLC/Reitinger & Associates, Inc.  
DESCRIPTION:            A request for Site Design Review approval to construct a new 29,400 square foot mixed-use building consisting of basement parking, medical suites on the first floor and two residential units on the second floor for the property located at 330 Maple Street.   The application includes: a request for Exception to the Site Development and Design Standards to allow automobile circulation between the building and the street to allow a patient drop-off area from Maple Street; a request for an Exception to Street Standards to allow a smaller than typically-required separation between driveways; and a Tree Removal Permit to remove two trees six-inches in diameter at breast height (d.b.h.) or greater.  
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Health Care; ZONING: HC; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 05DB; TAX LOT #: 2000
  1. STREET TREE REMOVAL PERMITS
 
PLANNING ACTION:    PW-2017- 01586                                   
SUBJECT PROPERTY: 130 Helman Street
OWNER/APPLICANT:  Kilham Trust/Helman House      
DESCRIPTION:            A request for a Street Tree Removal Permit to remove two street trees for the property located at 130 Helman Street.   The trees are a 24-inch diameter Black Locust and a 12-inch diameter California Sycamore.   
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Employment; ZONING: E-1; ASSESSORíS MAP: 39 1E 04CC; TAX LOT #:5200  
 
  1. DISCUSSION
                                           
  1. ADJOURNMENT
 
Next Meeting:  October 5, 2017
 

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