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March 6, 2008 - minutes

Thursday, March 06, 2008




March 6, 2008


CALL TO ORDER –Chair Laurie Sager called the Ashland Tree Commission meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. on March 6, 2008 in the Siskiyou Room in the Community Development and Engineering Services Building located at 51 Winburn Way, Ashland, OR.


Commissioners Present

Council Liaison

Laurie Sager

Russ Silbiger, Absent

Kelly Cruser


John Rinaldi Jr.

Staff Present

Zane Jones

Amy Anderson, Assistant Planner


Anne Rich, Parks Department





November 8, 2007 Tree Commission Minutes - Rinaldi/Jones m/s to approve the minutes of November 8, 2007. Voice vote:  all AYES, Motion passed.  The minutes of November 8, 2007 were approved as presented. 



None present



PLANNING ACTION:  2008-00035


APPLICANT:  Cleo Smith

DESCRIPTION:  Request for a Minor Land Partition to create two lots for a property located at 938 Oak Street.. Exception to Street Standards to match new sidewalk to existing sidewalk.   COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION:  Single-Family Residential; ZONING: R-1-5-; ASSESSOR’S MAP #: 391E04BD; TAX LOT: 1000


1)     That the revised landscaping, tree protection plan and arborist report for the health of the Walnut tree shall be submitted for the re-review of the tree commission prior to the submission of the final survey plat.


PLANNING ACTION:  2008-00182

SUBJECT PROPERTY: 500 Strawberry Lane

APPLICANT:  McLellan, Robert & Laura

DESCRIPTION:  Request for Outline Plan Approval to allow a six-lot, five-unit subdivision under the Performance Standards Options Chapter for the property located at 500 Strawberry Lane.  The application also requests a Physical & Environmental Constraints Review Permit for Development of Hillside Lands, a Tree Removal Permit to remove 13 trees six-inches in diameter at breast height (d.b.h.) or larger, and an Exception to Street Standards to allow the applicants to end street improvements at the driveway of Lot 5 rather than extending them to the southern boundary of the project.  COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION:  Rural Residential; ZONING: RR-.5-P; ASSESSOR’S MAP #: 39 1E 08 AC; TAX LOT: 201


1)     That at the time of building permit application for the individual lots, if a tree that has been previously approved for removal due to its location within an approved building envelope, said tree(s) shall be mitigated for on the subject lot prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy for the new residence.

2)     That the applicant shall address the mistletoe in the Oak trees on the property and the project Arborist shall recommend process and amount of future mistletoe removal on the subject property.


Current Balance - $303.24


ADJOURNMENT - Commissioner Sager adjourned the meeting at 8:50 p.m.


Respectfully submitted by Amy Anderson, Assistant Planner

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