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Pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 87, the City of Somerville will hold a virtual public shade tree hearing on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. using GotoWebinar software to consider the removal of the following public shade tree(s):

  • 120 Middlesex Avenue– Removal of four (4) Freeman maple trees (12”, 12”, 12”, 10” diameter). Trees are in conflict with planned construction activities. Location will be replanted.
  • 10 Poplar Street- Poplar Street Pump Station- Removal of 43 trees in conflict with planned construction. Trees are primarily invasive weed trees. Location will be replanted. Proposed removals include: 

1. Ten (10) Tree of Heaven- (16”, 4.5”, 3.5”, 4.5”, 6”, 4.5”, 4”, 8”, 5”, 5” diameter) 
2. One (1) Boxelder- (4” diameter)
3. Two (2) Callery pear- (4.5”, 3.5” diameter)  
4. Ten (10) Mulberry- (8”, 3”, 3”, 4”, 4.5”, 4”, 10”, 4”, 4.5”, 8” diameter)
5. Fourteen (14) Norway maple- (12”, 11”, 16”, 9”, 14”, 14”, 15”, 10”, 8”, 7”, 9”, 7”, 9”, 14” diameter)
6. Four (4) Tree lilac- (5”, 5”, 5”, 5” diameter)
7. Two (2) Japanese pagoda- (3”, 5” diameter)

The trees identified above have been posted for public inspection. In accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 87, any objections to the removal of any of these trees must be submitted in writing to the Tree Warden prior to or at this public hearing. Documents may be sent via email to: trees@somervilleMA.gov, or mailed to: 1 Franey Rd., Somerville, MA. 02145.

Pursuant to Chapter 107 of the Acts of 2022, this Public Shade Tree Hearing will be conducted via remote participation. A recording of this hearing will be available upon request to trees@somervillema.gov.

TO USE A COMPUTER
Webinar ID: 768-006-755
Registration URL: https://tinyurl.com/bddj93bc

TO CALL IN
United States: +1 (562) 247-8422
Access code: 219-364-262
 


Event Documents

Document Type Time Posted
Meeting Notice Nov 17, 2022, 3:45pm

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Add to Calendar 2022-12-01 17:00:00 2023-02-04 01:05:05 Virtual Public Shade Tree Hearing Pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 87, the City of Somerville will hold a virtual public shade tree hearing on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. using GotoWebinar software to consider the removal of the following public shade tree(s): 120 Middlesex Avenue– Removal of four (4) Freeman maple trees (12”, 12”, 12”, 10” diameter). Trees are in conflict with planned construction activities. Location will be replanted. 10 Poplar Street- Poplar Street Pump Station- Removal of 43 trees in conflict with planned construction. Trees are primarily invasive weed trees. Location will be replanted. Proposed removals include:  1. Ten (10) Tree of Heaven- (16”, 4.5”, 3.5”, 4.5”, 6”, 4.5”, 4”, 8”, 5”, 5” diameter)  2. One (1) Boxelder- (4” diameter) 3. Two (2) Callery pear- (4.5”, 3.5” diameter)   4. Ten (10) Mulberry- (8”, 3”, 3”, 4”, 4.5”, 4”, 10”, 4”, 4.5”, 8” diameter) 5. Fourteen (14) Norway maple- (12”, 11”, 16”, 9”, 14”, 14”, 15”, 10”, 8”, 7”, 9”, 7”, 9”, 14” diameter) 6. Four (4) Tree lilac- (5”, 5”, 5”, 5” diameter) 7. Two (2) Japanese pagoda- (3”, 5” diameter) The trees identified above have been posted for public inspection. In accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 87, any objections to the removal of any of these trees must be submitted in writing to the Tree Warden prior to or at this public hearing. Documents may be sent via email to: trees@somervilleMA.gov, or mailed to: 1 Franey Rd., Somerville, MA. 02145. Pursuant to Chapter 107 of the Acts of 2022, this Public Shade Tree Hearing will be conducted via remote participation. A recording of this hearing will be available upon request to trees@somervillema.gov. TO USE A COMPUTER Webinar ID: 768-006-755 Registration URL: https://tinyurl.com/bddj93bc TO CALL IN United States: +1 (562) 247-8422 Access code: 219-364-262   America/New_York public `

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