Tree Commission

Date: January 28, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM

FERGUSON TOWNSHIP TREE COMMISSION (FTTC)
MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2019 
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
5:30 pm

CALL TO ORDER

INTRODUCTION OF SCOTT PFLUMM

The FTTC shall welcome Scott Pflumm, the newest member of the FTTC, and provide him with a welcome packet. 

ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR
The FTTC shall vote and elect the positions of chair and vice chair for the 2019 year. 

NOVEMBER 19, 2018 MEETING MINUTES
The FTTC shall review and approve the minutes from the November 19, 2018 meeting. 

FERGUSON TOWNSHIP ROAD STANDARDS
During the SALDO review, the FTTC expressed interest in modifying the standard of roads in new development. Examples include: narrowing roads for larger planting areas, using more boulevards, etc. The FTTC will have the opportunity to discuss the Township road standards with David Modricker and recommend changes. See road standards in the agenda packet below. 

TREE PRESERVATION ORDINANCE
The FTTC shall discuss the initial steps in preparing a tree preservation ordinance. Factors such as tree canopy coverage and meetings with Dr. Elmendorf should be discussed. 

TREES FOR TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
The FTTC shall discuss the possibility of developing a tree giveaway program for Township residents.

MUSSER GAP TO VALLEYLANDS CONSERVATION
The FTTC shall discuss how to provide input regarding the conservation of the above property. 

2319 FALCONPOINTE DRIVE
At the November FTTC meeting, this item was tabled until the January meeting for further discussion with the Arborist. 

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
2019 C13 Street Tree Planting
Arbor Day 2019
Tree Preservation Ordinance
SALDO/Zoning 5th Draft 

OTHER
The next meeting date and time will be 5:30 pm Monday, February 25

January 28, 2019 FTTC Agenda

2019 Tree Commission Meeting Schedule