Resolution Amend Landmark Tree Nomination Form

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[Amending Landmark Tree Nomination Form]

Resolution amending the Landmark Tree Nomination Form used in the implementation of the nomination and evaluation process for landmark trees in the City and County of San Francisco.

WHEREAS, The Environment Code, Chapter 12, Section 1203 charges the Urban Forestry Council with developing criteria for a landmark/heritage tree program for the City and County of San Francisco; and,

WHEREAS, The Board of Supervisors passed Ordinance 0017-06 Amendment to Public Works Code - Section 801, Landmark Trees, Significant Trees, and Penalties for Violations on January 20, 2006, which directs the Council to implement a landmark tree program that includes a nomination and evaluation process; now, therefore be it,

RESOLVED, That the Urban Forestry Council has amended and approved the landmark tree nomination form used in the implementation of the nomination and evaluation process for landmark trees in the City and County of San Francisco at its meeting on August 28, 2012, and the Council will submit these amended documents to the Board of Supervisors.

I hereby certify that the Urban Forestry Council adopted this Resolution at their regular meeting on August 28, 2012.

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Monica Fish, Council Secretary                                  Maria D’Agostino, Council Chair

VOTE:   Approved (8-0; 3 Absent)

Ayes:   Council Members D’Agostino, Flanagan, Buck, Costello, Hillson, Sider, Sutherland, Vargas

Noes:  None

Absent:  Council Members Hillan, Sherwin, and Sullivan,