Saturday, August 18, 2007

Tree Removal Hearing for St. Elizabeth's: Friday, 8/24, at 10 am

From the A-B TAB community notes listing:

Tree removal hearing

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a public hearing to discuss the removal of seven public shade trees at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton on Friday, August 24, at 10 a.m. The hearing will be held in the Conference Room of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department located at 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Roxbury.

The hearing will discuss an application for seven tree removals on Cambridge St. due to the interference with the expansion of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. The trees to be removed are thornless honey locusts and have a combined diameter at breast height of 27.5”.

The public hearing will be held by the City of Boston Tree Warden (or designee), who may accept or deny the application. If you have any questions or comments regarding this hearing, please contact the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at (617) 635-4505 or by submitting written comments to: Boston Parks and Recreation Department, Attn: Cambridge St. Tree Hearing, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118 no later than Friday, August 17, 2007. A decision regarding the tree removals will be made within two weeks of the hearing.

For further information, please contact Greg Mosman of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at (617) 635-7275.

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