Resolution Landmark Tree Public Works Code and Landmark Grove Nomination Form Amendments

Environmental policy and legislation in San Francisco

[Landmark Tree Public Works Code Amendments and Landmark Grove Nomination Form Amendments]

Urban Forestry Council Resolution recommending amendments to Public Works Code, Article 16, Sections 802 and 810 and Landmark Grove Nomination Form to match the Landmark Tree Committee Definition and Designation Criteria and Landmark Tree Nomination Form.

WHEREAS, The Urban Forestry Council at its January 25, 2013 meeting proposed amendments to Public Works Code, Article 16, Sections 802 and 810 to include landmark designation of groves, approved a Landmark Grove Nomination Form, and adopted amendments to the Landmark Tree Nomination Form; and,

WHEREAS, The Urban Forestry Council at its February 26, 2013 meeting directed the Landmark Tree Committee to further amend Public Works Code, Article 16, Sections 802 and 810 and the Landmark Grove Nomination Form to match the Landmark Grove Definition and Designation Criteria adopted by the Landmark Tree Committee at its October 4, 2012 meeting, and,

WHEREAS, The Urban Forestry Council at its February 26, 2013 meeting directed the Landmark Tree Committee to further amend Public Works Code, Article 16, Sections 802 and 810 to match the designation criteria of the Landmark Tree Nomination Form adopted by the Council on January 25, 2013, and,

 RESOLVED, That the Urban Forestry Council has directed the Landmark Tree Committee to make all required revisions so that Public Works Code, Article 16, Sections 802 and 810 are more aligned with the Landmark Grove and Landmark Tree Nomination Forms; and, be it,

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Landmark Tree Committee would submit all required revisions directly to Department of Public Works legal counsel for recommendation to the Board of Supervisors.

 I hereby certify that this Resolution was adopted at the Urban Forestry Council’s Regular Meeting on February 26, 2013.

 

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Monica Fish, Council Secretary                     Dan Flanagan, Urban Forestry Council Chair

VOTE: 9-0 Approved  

AYES: Members Flanagan, Buck, Costello, Hillan, Hillson, Sherwin, Sider, Sullivan, Sutherland    

NOES: None 

ABSENT: None