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10/06/1987 - Minutes MINUTES411 411 /1/61 4Cf: ´┐Że SALT LAKE CITY URBAN FORESTRY BOARD OCTOBER 6 , 1987 ROOM 203 CITY HALL 6 : 00 P .M . Present : Jennifer Harrington Max Peterson Mary Pat Matheson Vern Jorgenson Lloyd Siegendorf Steve Schwab Kathie Anderson Karen Salisbury JoAnne Milner Orson Gibb Sheryl Gillilan , Esther Truitt Mayor ' s Office Staff Item #1 : Introduction of Esther Truitt Introductions were exchanged between the current Board members and Esther Truitt who is joining the Salt Lake City Urban Forestry Board as the new representative for the Central Business District ( CBD ) . Item #2 : Minutes for September 1987 MOTION : Kathie Anderson To accept the minutes as written . 2nd : Mary Pat Matheson Vote : Aye : unanimous Item #3 : 1987 Annual Report The Board made a few changes in the 1987 Annual Report . Jennifer Harrington will have a draft of the revisions ready to be typed for final copy . Lloyd Siegendorf will provide a cover sheet for the report . After approval by the Director of Parks and Recreation , 20 copies of the final report will be sent to the Mayor and his staff and the City Council and their staff for review. The Report will be presented on November 12th in the Council Chambers . Lloyd recommended the Board Chairperson , Jennifer Harrington , and the Salt Lake City Urban Forester , Steve Schwab , each take about five minutes for an introduction and presentation . Item #4 : Susan Hagen , 1821 East Redondo Avenue The Board reviewed the issue of the tree on the parking strip in front of Susan Hagen ' s residence at 1821 E . Redondo Ave . . Susan was not in attendance with any further information on 1 411 111 efforts to save the tree from being removed . Final recom- mendation was made by Steve Schwab , Salt Lake City Urban Forester , to have the tree removed because of the impending hazards and liability . The Board voted unanimously to support the recommendation . Susan will be notified of the decision and she will be given some options for a replace- ment tree to be planted on the parking strip . RECOMMENDATION by : JoAnne Milner 2nd by : Mary Pat Matheson Item #5 : Public Hearing for Urban Forestry Ordinance Jennifer called the meeting to order . Steve Schwab gave a slide presentation showing some of the problems that will hopefully be prevented when the Ordinance is adopted . The comments from the public and tree care professionals attending the meeting were mostly supportive of the intention of the ordinance . There were a few concerns brought up . General agreement was that communication and education , among the professionals , the public , and the utility companies , would bring acceptable results for the benefit of the Salt Lake City urban forest and those who are affected by it . Item #6 : Announcements A. Steve Schwab had a number of announcements : 1 . The November/December issue of the American Forestry Forum, put out by the American Forestry Association , will feature a cover story on " Newspaper for Trees " . 2 . Tree planting requests The budget allows for the purchase of approxi - mately 400 trees per year . As of October 1 , 1987 the Parks Department Urban Forestry Division started taking planting requests for 1989 . 3 . The tree removal / stump removal contract for approximately 65 trees , awarded to ASPLUNDH , is almost completed . A second contract for approximately 150 removals , awarded to Diamond Tree Service , will begin October 27 . 4. A tree trimming contract is going out to bid and is scheduled to begin the end of November , 1987 . The contract will begin with 545 trees and allow for add-ons up to 900 to 1000 trees total . 5 . Utah State Forestry awarded a $3 , 000 grant to the Salt Lake City Urban Forestry division to help complete the tree inventory work started in 1986 . Meeting adjourned at 9 : 00 p .m. 2