Ferguson Township Tree Commission (FTTC)

Date: January 18, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM

Ferguson Township Tree Commission (FTTC)
Date: January 18, 2016
Meeting Agenda

Time 5:30pm

Call to Order

November 16, 2015 Meeting Minutes:

These minutes will be approved at the next meeting in addition to the minutes from this meeting.

Recommendation on Handling Tree/Construction Conflicts:
Current events have brought up the issue of how to deal with tree issues that arise during construction. The Arborist will give current examples. The FTTC should give a recommendation on how similar situations should be handled in the future.

Review Official Township Plant List:
The FTTC received the current Official Township Plant List at its November meeting. The FTTC should finalize recommended changes to the list in preparation for an update.

Review of Draft Township Tree Plan:
The Arborist has completed the first draft of the Ferguson Township Tree Plan. The FTTC should review the plan, and offer input on the plan and suggest additions and changes as necessary.

Arbor Day 2016:
The FTTC should discuss possible activities for Arbor Day 2016. FTTC should consider preparing a draft “Arbor Day Proclamation” if Tree City USA designation is to be pursued.

2016 FTTC Meeting Schedule:
The FTTC should set meeting times and dates for 2016.

Arborist Report:
The Arborist will review work activities and plan reviews since the last meeting.

Communications to Commission Members:
This is an opportunity for FTTC members to report on any contact by residents regarding FTTC matters.

Future Agenda Items:
Discuss educational tools for the FTTC. Arbor Day 2016 preparation.

Next meeting date and time is TBA.