December 3 2015 Landmark Tree Committee Agenda




Special Meeting Notice and Agenda

Thursday, December 3, 2015 4:15 p.m.


City Hall, Room 421

One Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Jr. Place

San Francisco, CA 94102

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:  Rose Hillson (Chair), Malcolm Hillan, Dan Kida, Carla Short, Jon Swae


Order of Business

Public Comment will be heard before the Committee takes action on any item.


1.        Call to Order and Roll Call.


2.        Approval of Minutes of the October 1, 2015 Urban Forestry Council Landmark Tree Committee Special Meeting (Explanatory Document: October 1, 2015 Draft Minutes) (Discussion and Action)


3.        Landmark Tree Evaluation Process Flowchart. (Explanatory documents: Landmark Tree Evaluation Process Flowchart  Speaker:  The committee will review a draft Landmark Tree Evaluation Process Flowchart prepared by Chair Rose Hillson, suggest edits if needed, and recommend that the Urban Forestry Council adopt the Flowchart as an education and resource document for the Landmark Tree Program. (Discussion, and Possible Action) 


4.        On-site Identification of Landmark Trees. (Explanatory documents: Images of Landmark Trees) The Committee will review site consideration for on-site identification of landmark tree and make suggestions for tree markers, including materials, design, procurement, funding, installation, and recommend a process/application for UFC adoption.  (Discussion and Possible Action


5.        Trees on private property in relation to landmark tree program. The Committee will discuss backyard landmark tree policy. (Discussion)


6.        Alterative Tree Protection Policies. (Explanatory documents: Summary Table for Tree Protection Ordinances.) The Committee will discuss alternative tree protection policies. (Discussion)


7.        New Business/Future Agenda Items. (Information and Discussion)


8.        Public Comment:  Members of the public may address the Committee on matters that are within the Committee’s jurisdiction and are not on today’s agenda.


9.        Adjournment.