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Electronic Tree Commission Meeting

Agenda
Thursday, December 09, 2021

TREE COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
December 9, 2021
AGENDA
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Anyone wishing to submit written comments can do so by sending an e-mail to PC-public-testimony@ashland.or.us with the subject line “Advisory Commission Hearing Testimony” by 10:00 a.m. on MondayNovember 1, 2021
 
If the applicant wishes to provide a rebuttal to the testimony, they can submit the rebuttal via e-mail to PC-public-testimony@ashland.or.us with the subject line “Advisory Commission Hearing Testimony” by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.  Written testimony received by these deadlines will be available for Tree Commissioners to review before the hearing and will be included in the meeting minutes.
 
Oral testimony will be taken during the electronic public hearing. If you wish to provide oral testimony during the electronic meeting, send an email to PC-public-testimony@ashland.or.us by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 1, 2021. In order to provide testimony at the public hearing, please provide the following information:  1) make the subject line of the email “Advisory Commission Testimony Request”, 2) include your name, 3) specify the date and commission meeting you wish to testify at, 4) specify the agenda item you wish to speak to, 5) specify if you will be participating by computer or telephone, and 6) the name you will use if participating by computer or the telephone number you will use if participating by telephone.
 
If you would like to watch and listen to the Tree Commission meeting virtually, but not participate in any discussion, you can use the Zoom link below to join the meeting as an attendee. 


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  1. CALL TO ORDER 
6:00 p.m. via ZOOM
 
  1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 
  1. Tree Commission regular meeting of October 7, 2021 regular meeting minutes.
 
  1. LIAISON REPORTS
  • Council Liaison
  • Parks & Recreation Liaison
  • Community Development Liaison
 
  1. TYPE I REVIEWS
 
PLANNING ACTION:           PA-TREE-2021-00174                        
SUBJECT PROPERTY:         5 Water St.
OWNER/APPLICANT:         City of Ashland / APRC
DESCRIPTION:                     A request to remove one ash tree at Bluebird Park located at 5 Water St. The tree is estimated to be 17 inches DBH and is a few feet from Ashland creek. The application states that the tree recently shed some large branches and has a failure at the union of the two main leaders. The project arborist recommends removal as the only solution.
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Downtown; ZONING: C-1-D;
MAP: 39 1E 09 BB; TAX LOT: 9600
 
PLANNING ACTION:           PA-TREE-2021-00175
SUBJECT PROPERTY:         2 Bush St.
OWNER/APPLICANT:         David Collings / Canopy
DESCRIPTION:                     A request to remove one tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima) at the property located at 2 Bush St. The tree is estimated to be 36 inches DBH and stands 45’ tall. The tree recently experienced a large branch failure which started the removal request. Due to the age of the tree and the risk to surrounding cars the project arborist recommends removal.
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Multifamily Residential; ZONING: R-3;
MAP: 39 1E 04 CC, TAX LOT: 7800
 
 
  1. TYPE II REVIEWS – None
 
 
  1. STREET TREE REMOVAL PERMITS
 
PLANNING ACTION:        PA-TREE-2021-00
SUBJECT PROPERTY:     121 Bush St.
OWNER/APPLICANT:      Canopy
DESCRIPTION:                   A request to remove a street tree.
 
 
  1. DISCUSSION ITEMS
  • Tree of the year nominations
  • Tree City USA
  • Arbor Day activities ?
  • Tree inventory project on GIS
 
 
  1. ADJOURNMENT
 
Next Meeting:  January 6, 2022

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