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File #: 2022-076    Version: Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/30/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/18/2022 Final action: 8/18/2022
Enactment date: 8/26/2022 Enactment #: 2022-076
Title: RESOLUTION NO. 2022-076 - CREATING THE USE OF NATIVE TREE, TREE POLICY
Sponsors: Ann Hill
Attachments: 1. Resolution 2022-076 - Use of Native Tee, Tree Policy, 2. City Council Policy 1.7 - Use of Native Tree, Tree Policy

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ITEM

 

SPONSOR:                     City Council President Ann Hill

 

SUBJECT:

 

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RESOLUTION NO. 2022-076 - CREATING THE USE OF NATIVE TREE, TREE POLICY                     

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RECOMMENDATION:

 

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That City Council adopt Resolution No. 2022-076:

                     

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PENSACOLA, FLORIDA; CREATING THE USE OF NATIVE TREE, TREE POLICY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

 

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HEARING REQUIRED:    No Hearing Required      

 

SUMMARY:

 

Resolution No. 2022-076 creates a Council Policy ensuring that trees placed or replaced on public spaces under city control be of native tree species unless approved by the City Council and that such determination be made no later than 30% of design when related to a capital project.

 

PRIOR ACTION:                     

 

April 11, 2022 - CRA Board passed a similar piece of legislation pertaining to CRA projects.

 

FUNDING:                     

 

N/A

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

                     

The cost of using native species for tree replacement.

 

STAFF CONTACT:

 

Don Kraher, Council Executive

 

ATTACHMENTS:

 

1)                     Resolution No. 2022-076 - Use of Native Tree, Tree Policy

2)                     City Council Policy 1.7 - Use of Native Tree, Tree Policy

 

PRESENTATION:     No