Tree Commission Meeting

Date: April 17, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM

Ferguson Township Tree Commission (FTTC)
Date April 17, 2017
Meeting Agenda
Time 5:30pm


Call to Order

March 20, 2017 Meeting Minutes

The FTTC shall review and approve the minutes from the March meeting.

Resident-Requested Tree Removals
Two residents are expected to be in attendance requesting the removal of trees in the right of way. Carl Troutman requests the removal of a six-inch in diameter pin oak on Oxford Circle, as the tree impacts a Blue Spruce in his yard. Nate Miller requests the removal of four (4) Red Maples in front of his property on Berkshire Drive, as he does not find them aesthetically pleasing and no other properties on the street have street trees.

Land Development Plan Review Subcommittee
The FTTC should select a member to participate in land development plan reviews. This member will replace Troy Bayletts as a plan reviewer.

2017 Contract Updates
The Arborist will provide an update on the tree planting contract and oak wilt treatment contract.

Arbor Day 2017
The Arborist will provide an update on the Arbor Day event.

Outreach and Education
The FTTC should discuss topics or ideas for short stories for the next three (3) upcoming e-newsletters and select who will produce content for each story.

Ferguson Township Tree Plan
The FTTC has received a copy of the latest draft of the Ferguson Township Tree Plan. The FTTC shall suggest further edits or approve the plan as is for publication.

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 Pruning Contract, 2018 Additional Planting Opportunities

Next meeting date and time is 5:30 pm May 15, 2017.

View April 17, 2017 full agenda packet

View and print 2017 FTTC meeting schedule