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Electronic Tree Commission Mtg-Canceled

Agenda
Thursday, October 08, 2020

TREE COMMISSION - REGULAR MEETING
October 8, 2020
AGENDA
MEETING CANCELED DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM

 
I.          CALL TO ORDER 
6:00 p.m. via ZOOM
 
 
II.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES 
A. Tree Commission regular meeting of September 3, 2020 regular meeting minutes. 
 
 
III.       LIAISON REPORTS
•  Council Liaison
•  Parks & Recreation Liaison
•  Community Development Liaison
 
 
IV.       TYPE I REVIEWS
A.  PLANNING ACTION:  TREE-2020-00124
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  365 Strawberry Lane
APPLICANT:  Table Rock Tree
OWNER: Potts / Esterling
DESCRIPTION:  A request for approval to a total of five trees at 365 Strawberry Lane. However, after reviewing the application the fifth tree, a healthy pine measuring 22-inches DBH, won’t be considered at this time, and instead will be considered concurrent with a future planning action for the development of a new building. The four trees that are remaining to be considered are a dead Oak 19-inch DBH, a dying oak eight-inches DBH, dead pine 11-inches DBH, and a dead pine measuring 25-inches DBH. Dead trees are exempt from tree removal permits, so the only tree truly being applied for removal is the dying eight-inch oak.  COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Rural Residential; ZONING: RR-.5; MAP: 39 1E 08 AC; TAX LOT: 602
 
B.  PLANNING ACTION: TREE-2020-00125
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  1660 Parker St.
APPLICANT:  Table Rock Tree
OWNER:  John Toso
DESCRIPTION:  A request for approval to remove one Siberian elm tree (ulmus pumila). The tree is identified as a hazard based on the decay at the base of the tree. The tree has two stems measuring 18 and 28-inches DBH. The application includes a report by an ISA certified arborist explaining the hazard and includes an ISA risk assessment form.  COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Single Family Residential; ZONING: R-1-5; MAP: 39 1E 10 DC; TAX LOT: 602
 
C.  PLANNING ACTION: TREE-2020-00128
SUBJECT PROPERTY: 485 Clinton St.
OWNER/APPLICANT:  Dolly Travers for Riverwalk HOA
DESCRIPTION:  A request for approval to remove two conifer trees from a common area at the Riverwalk subdivision. The application materials indicate that the trees are in poor health as indicated by lack of root flare visible canker wounds and a pronounced lean. The application explains that the HOA feels that these trees pose a fire hazard as well.  COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Single Family Residential; ZONING: R-1-5; MAP: 39 1E 04 DD; TAX LOT: 1600
 
D.  PLANNING ACTION:  PA-T1-2020-00124
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  795 Jaquelyn Street
APPLICANT:  Rogue Planning & Development Services LLC
OWNER:  Livni Family Trust - Gil Livni, trustee
DESCRIPTION:  A request for Site Design Review and Physical & Environmental Constraints Review permit approvals for floodplain development for the property located at 795 Jaquelyn Street.  The application proposal would replace the existing 931 square foot garage/shop with a 931 square foot accessory residential unit (ARU) in the same location.  The structure’s finished floor elevation is proposed to be raised two feet above the base flood elevation.  The application also includes a request for a Tree Removal Permit to remove eight trees located within the floodplain.  COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Single Family Residential; ZONING: R-1-5-P; ASSESSOR’S MAP: 39 1E 14BC; TAX LOT: 1900
 
 
V.        TYPE II REVIEWS - None
 
 
VI.       STREET TREE REMOVAL PERMITS
A.  PLANNING ACTION:  PA-T1-2020-00129
SUBJECT PROPERTY:  327 Starflower
APPLICANT/OWNER:  Lee Tuneberg                
DESCRIPTION:  A request to remove two ornamental fruit trees one of which is causing sidewalk damage. The application includes and ISA risk assessment form prepared by Casey Roland.
 
 
VII.     OLD BUSINESS
•  Invasive species discussion
 
 
VIII.    DISCUSSION ITEMS
•  SEJ discussion item: Mountain meadows council contact / Dead tree definition
•  Wildlife best practices condition of approval (Cat)
 
 
IX.       ELECTION OF OFFICERS 
Pursuant to AMC 2.10.050 “At its first meeting following the appointment or reappointment of members each year, the advisory commission or board shall elect a chair and a vice-chair who shall hold office at the pleasure of the advisory body.”
 
 
X.        ADJOURNMENT 
 
Next Meeting:  November 5, 2020

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