January 7 2016 Landmark Tree Committee Agenda


Special Meeting Notice and Agenda
Thursday, January 7, 2016 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 December 3, 2015 Urban Forestry Council Landmark Tree Committee Special Meeting (Explanatory Document: December 3, 2015 Draft Minutes) (Discussion and Action)

3.          Landmark Tree Evaluation Process Flowchart. (Explanatory documents: Landmark Tree Evaluation Process Flowchart Update by Chair Hillson:  The committee will be given an update and the Committee members allowed to review the revised Landmark Tree Process Flowchart as amended from the Dec. 3, 2015 draft and recommend to Urban Forestry Council to adopt. (Discussion, possible Action)

4.          Alternative Tree Protection Policies. (Explanatory document:  Planning overview document).

 The Committee will discuss alternative tree protection policies. (Discussion)

5.          On-site Identification of Landmark Trees. (Explanatory documents: Images of Landmark Trees from Dec. 3, 2015 meeting.) The Committee will hear from members on what they decided on the best two sizes for the on-site identification of landmark trees, make suggestions for tree markers, including materials, design procurement, and installation. (Discussion, possible Action)  

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

7.          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.

8.          Adjournment.

Posted: December 23, 2015