Tree Commission

Date: August 20, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM

Ferguson Township Tree Commission (FTTC)
Monday, August 20, 2018
Meeting Agenda
5:30pm


Call to Order

June 16th and July 23rd Meeting Minutes

The FTTC shall review and approve the minutes from the last two meetings.

FTTC-BOS Joint Work Session
The Arborist will provide a copy of the draft agenda for the upcoming meeting. FTTC members should discuss any other issues they would like to see on the agenda.

Root/Sidewalk/Driveway Conflicts
The FTTC has had the opportunity to field view a few sites with these issues. The FTTC should provide a recommendation to staff regarding handling future conflicts between street tree roots, sidewalks, and driveways. The Arborist will provide the Township’s current sidewalk pamphlet, which can be updated.

Planting Opportunity Issues
The Arborist has continued to work on the tree planting project in the Stonebridge neighborhood for 2019. Several conflicts have come up regarding underground utilities. The FTTC should make recommendations for this project and similar projects in the future.

2019 Tree Planting
The Arborist will provide maps showing the approved tree removals for 2018, and the proposed replacement species. Replacement species shall be approved before letters are sent to the affected property owners.

Oak Wilt Update
The Arborist will provide an update on the oak wilt mitigation work on Tadpole Road.

Arborist's Report
The Arborist will review work activities and plan reviews since the last meeting, including the latest submission of the Pine Hall master plan and mulch volcanoes in The Heights development.

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

Future Agenda Items
Tree Preservation Ordinance, 2019 Street Tree Planting

Other
The FTTC-BOS joint work session is scheduled for 6 pm Tuesday, September 11.

August 20, 2018 FTTC Full Agenda

2018 FTTC Meeting Schedule