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TREES & VIEWS COMMITTEE AGENDA
CITY OF SAUSALITO
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
 
420 LITHO STREET 
SAUSALITO, CA 94965 
(415) 289-4128

THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011
6:30 P.M. – CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 420 LITHO STREET, SAUSALITO

Approved minutes

The Trees and Views Committee may, at its discretion, consider agenda items out of the order in which they are listed. The public may comment on any item on the agenda that has not previously been subject to public comment. To give everyone an opportunity to be heard and to ensure the presentation of different points of view, the Committee requests that members of the audience who speak: 1) Fill out a Speaker Card and submit it to staff; 2) Always address the Chair; 3) State his or her name and address; and 4) State views succinctly. The Committee requests that applicants, Tree Owners, and Claimants limit presentations to 15 minutes and that neighbors and other interested limit presentations to 3 minutes.

CALL TO ORDER
Chair Grant Colfax
Vice-Chair Mary Lee Bickford
Committee Member Betsy Elliott
Committee Member Wingham Liddell
Committee Member Ronald Reich

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON ITEMS NOT ON THIS AGENDA

APPROVAL OF MINUTESJune 2, 2011

PUBLIC HEARINGS
1. MACANNAN TREE / 83 PRINCESS STEET (TRP 11-144)

Staff: Thornberry-Assef
Treemasters (Applicant)
Carol Macannon (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Tree Removal Permit to allow the removal of Coast Live Oak Tree #2 located at the front of the property at 83 Princess Street. Continued from the June 2, 2011 Trees and Views Committee meeting.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve, as conditioned 
LATE CORRESPONDENCE: Urban Forestry Assoicates, Inc. (07-06-11)

2. HOTHEM TREE / 122 SAN CARLOS AVENUE (TRP 11-185)
Staff: Thornberry-Assef
Kristi Swift – Swift Tree Care (Applicant) 
Linda Hothem (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Tree Removal Permit to allow the removal of one Coast Live Oak located at the front of the property at 122 San Carlos Avenue.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve, as conditioned
LATE CORRESPONDENCE: K. Swift (07-01-11)

3. KENDELL MYOPORUM SHRUBS / KENDELL COURT CONDOMINIUMS (TRP 11-204)
Staff: Thornberry-Assef
Nancy Osborn (Applicant) 
Kendell Court Condominiums – Nancy Osborn Representative (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Tree Removal Permit to allow the removal of 13 Myoporum Shrubs located on the 700 block of Nevada Street, along the Kendell Court Condominiums.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve, as conditioned

OLD BUSINESS
4. TREES AND VIEWS COMMITTEE MEETING PROCEDURES
Staff: Graves
DESCRIPTION: Meeting procedures to facilitate the efficient management and conduct of Trees and Views Committee meetings.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve

NEW BUSINESS -  
5. SET DATE AND TIME FOR SPECIAL MEETING FOR SITE VISIT TO 509 LITHO STREET AND 93 GIRARD AVENUE REGARDING VIEW CLAIM (TRP 11-184)

COMMUNICATIONS
STAFF
Department of Public Works Tree Maintenance Activities – June 2011
Schedule for Presentation on Sudden Oak Death Syndrome
COMMITTEE MEMBERS

ADJOURNMENT

SPECIAL NEEDS: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (29 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title 11), if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Community Development Department at 289-4112. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.

STAFF REPORTS are available for review prior to the Trees and Views Committee meeting at the Sausalito Library at 420 Litho Street and at the City’s website, www.ci.sausalito.ca.us. Staff reports are also available at the Community Development Department at City Hall during normal business hours and at the Trees and Views Committee meeting. Materials related to an item on this agenda which are submitted after the distribution of the agenda packet are available for public review at the Community Development Department during normal business hours, at the Trees and Views Committee meeting, and at the City’s website (subject to staff’s ability to post the documents prior to the meeting).


City of Sausalito
Community Development Department

420 Litho Street
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 289-4128
www.ci.sausalito.ca.us  
Jeremy Graves, AICP Community Development Director
Mary Wagner, City Attorney
Heidi Burns, Associate Planner
Lilly Schinsing, Associate Planner
Alison Thornberry, Assistant Planner
Alberto Viana, Administrative Aide I

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