Tree Commission Meeting

Date: January 16, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM

The Ferguson Township Tree Commission (FTTC) will hold its first meeting of 2017 at 5:30 pm Monday, January 16, in Conference Room 2 at the Ferguson Township Municipal Building, 3147 Research Drive.

At this meeting, the commission will set the 2017 schedule of meetings, to be published here at the website

Ferguson Township Tree Commission (FTTC)
January 16, 2017
Meeting Agenda
Time 5:30pm

Call to Order

Introduction of Jerry Learn
The FTTC shall welcome Jerry Learn the newest member of the FTTC and have brief introductions.

Election of Chair and Vice Chair
The FTTC shall vote and elect the positions of chair and vice chair for the 2017 year.

October 17th Meeting Minutes
The  FTTC shall review and approve the minutes from the October public hearing.

2017 Meeting Schedule
The Arborist has a list of proposed meeting dates and times for 2017. The FTTC shall review the dates and recommend changes as needed.

Centennial Oak
The FTTC will be provided some background on the Centennial oak on Farmstead Lane. The property owner has been invited to the meeting.

2016 C14 Street Tree Pruning
The Arborist will give an update on the pruning contract from 2016 which has been completed.

Blue Course Drive Median
The FTTC shall discuss the proposed planting of the median on Blue Course Drive including soil samples, species selection, etc. FTTC has received the latest soil samples for review. Arborist will propose species to plant.

Arbor Day 2017
The FTTC shall discuss possible events for Arbor Day 2017, date of event, location, etc.

Ferguson Township Tree Plan
The FTTC shall discuss the current draft of the township tree plan and make final edits as needed. This plan should be finalized this year.

Tree Preservation During Development
The FTTC shall discuss a proposal from one of its members regarding preserving trees, forest, woodlands, etc. during new development. This requirement would need to be placed in the SALDO Ordinance.

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

  • 2017 C13 Street Tree Planting
  • Arbor Day 2017
  • Education and Outreach
  • Other

Next meeting date and time is TBA

View Ferguson Township Tree Commission January 16, 2017 Full Agenda