January 22 2016 Urban Forestry Council Meeting

CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT
URBAN FORESTRY COUNCIL
 
Notice of Regular Meeting and Agenda
Friday, January 22, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
 
City Hall, Room 400
One Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Jr. Place
San Francisco, CA 94102
 
Council Members: Dan Flanagan (Chair), Carla Short (Vice Chair) (Department of Public Works), Malcolm Hillan, Rose Hillson, Dan Kida, Igor Lacan, John Leffingwell, Sandy Sherwin, Andrew Sullivan, Michael Sullivan, Zachary Taylor (San Francisco Recreation and Park Department), Tom Carter (San Francisco Port), Yolanda Manzone, (San Francisco Public Utilities Commission), Jon Swae (San Francisco Planning Department), and Golden Gate National Recreation Area (Vacant)
 
     Public comment will be taken before the Council takes action on any item.
 
Order of Business
 
1. Call to Order and Roll Call. 
 
2. Adoption of Minutes of the October 27, 2015 Urban Forestry Council Regular Meeting. (Explanatory Document:   October 27, 2015 Draft Minutes) (Discussion and Action)
 
3. Public Comment:  Members of the public may address the Council on matters that are within the Council’s jurisdiction and are not on today’s agenda.
 
4. Urban Forest Plan Phase 2 and Phase 3 Updates. Speaker: Jon Swae, Urban Forest Plan Manager, Planning Department, will provide an update on timeline and next steps for the next two phases of the urban forest plan. (Presentation, Discussion, and Possible Action)
 
5. Urban Forestry Council Work Planning. The Council will discuss work plans and identify priority projects for the upcoming year. (Explanatory Document:  Annual Work Plan and New Project and Program Ideas)  (Discussion and Action)
 
6. Committee Reports: (Informational Reports and Discussion)
Planning & Funding Committee. Chair’s Report.  
Landmark Tree Ad Hoc Committee.  Chair’s Report.
7. Staff Report. (Informational Report and Discussion)
 
8. Chair’s Announcements: Chair, Urban Forestry Council (Information and Discussion)
 
9. Urban Forestry Council Member Announcements. (Information and Discussion)
 
10. New Business/Future Agenda Items. (Information and Discussion)
 
11. Public Comment:  Members of the public may address the Council on matters that are within the Council’s jurisdiction and are not on today’s agenda.
 
12. Adjournment.
 
The next meeting of the Urban Forestry Council is scheduled for Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco, CA  94102.