Tree Commission Meeting

Date: November 13, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM

Ferguson Township Tree Commission (FTTC)
November 13, 2017
Meeting Agenda

Call to Order

October Meeting Minutes

The FTTC shall review and approve the minutes from the June meeting and July tree tour.

2018 Meeting Schedule
The Arborist has prepared a draft schedule of dates for 2018 FTTC meetings. FTTC shall discuss meeting frequency and proposed dates before finalizing the schedule.

2018 New Tree Plantings
The proposed 2018 budget allows for the planting of approximately 70 new trees in addition to the replacement of trees that have been removed. The FTTC shall provide input on the locations for these new trees in the event the funding remains in the approved budget.

Nuisance Section of Tree Ordinance
The FTTC requested a discussion on the section of the tree ordinance regarding nuisance by disease or pest on private property. The FTTC has had a chance to review the current ordinance along with research ordinances from other municipalities. The FTTC shall discuss how they would like to move forward.

Arborist's 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
2018 planting contract, 2018 ash tree treatment, 2018 Arbor Day celebration

Next meeting date and time is TBA

FTTC November 13, 2017 Agenda Packet



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