Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)
1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204
The Urban Forestry Commission is convening a public hearing for the purpose of taking testimony about the Interim Rule. The meeting will begin at 5:45 pm with a presentation from the City Forester that gives an overview of the Tree Code and Interim Rule. The meeting will adjourn at 8 pm. Please be prepared to submit your testimony in case we do not have time to hear your testimony.
Public Hearing on the Interim Mitigation Rule
August 4, 2015 from 5:45 PM - 8 PM
1900 SW 4th Ave. Room 2500A
Portland, OR 97201
If you cannot make the hearing but would like to submit testimony for the Urban Forestry Commission hearing, please send your written testimony to Elizabeth Specht at Elizabeth.Specht@portlandoregon.gov at by August 3, 2015. If you have questions on the Interim Mitigation Rule please contact Mieke Keenan at 503-823-5779 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
11 volunteer advocates for the urban forest, advancing the public conversation and advising the City of Portland
Appointed by the Mayor in consultation with the Parks Commissioner, the Urban Forestry Commission is comprised of volunteers who have demonstrated an interest in the preservation of trees and the beautification of Portland. The Commission serves as an advisory group to the PP&R Director and to the City Forester. The Commission reviews development plans and assesses the impact on the urban forest. It also acts as an appeal board for right-of-way street tree permits, sponsors the Heritage Tree Program, and educates the community about urban forestry issues.
3rd Thursday of every month
8 - 11 AM
City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave, Lovejoy Room
Meryl Redisch (Chair), Kris Day, Ricardo Moreno, Catherine Mushel, Gregg Everhart, David Diaz, Barbara Hollenbeck, Brian French, Mark Bello, Damon Schrosk, and Vivek Shandas
Thursday, July 16, 2015
8 AM - 12 PM
View the agenda
Minutes of the monthly Urban Forestry Commission meetings
Description of the responsibilities and a link to the application
There are six committees under the Urban Forestry Commission
The Urban Forestry Commission Appeals Board hears all tree permit appeals
The Urban Forestry Commission is holding a public hearing on this interim rule on August 4 from 5:45-8 PM at 1900 SW 4th Ave.
The Urban Forestry Commission created this annual award in honor of the builder and community leader who did so much to beautify Portland with trees. Click on the link to find the application and past award winners