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Town of Atherton
JOINT MEETING OF THE
CITY COUNCIL / PLANNING COMMISSION
October 10, 2018
6:00 p.m. Special Meeting
94 Ashfield Road
This Agenda may not reflect the actual order of items. The order of items is subject to change based on Council action.
Lewis, DeGolia, Lempres, Vice Mayor Widmer, Mayor Wiest
Lamb, Lerner, Sockolov, Tonelli, Chair Lane
Planning Commission Chair Eric Lane will teleconference from:
Comfort Inn, 3600 W Broadway Blvd, Sedalia, MO 65301PUBLIC COMMENT – For items on the agenda.
SPECIAL SESSION AGENDA
1. DISCUSSION AND DIRECTION ON AMENDMENTS TO ATHERTON MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 8.10 “REMOVAL OF AND DAMAGE TO HERITAGE TREES”, INCLUDING AMENDING THE TREE PRESERVATION GUIDELINES, STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS
Report: City Manager George Rodericks
Recommendation: It is recommended that the City Council and Planning Commission receive a report from staff on amendments to the Town’s Municipal Code Chapter 8.10 “Removal of and Damage to Heritage Trees”, including amendments to the Town’s Tree Preservation Guidelines, Standards, and Specifications (“Guidelines”), have discussion on each of the proposed amendment topics, and provide direction to staff.
Description: Staff, along with the Tree Committee and Planning Commission are evaluating the existing heritage tree regulations both within the Municipal Code and the Tree Preservation Guidelines Standards and Specifications (“Guidelines”). The City Council and Planning Commission are reviewing the proposed revisions and will discuss a series of amendments related to removal of trees, types of heritage trees, measurement of trees, property development location, tree protection zones, maintenance and protection obligations of property owners during construction and implementation of the Ordinance and associated Guidelines. The Ordinance and Guidelines will return to the City Council at a future meeting for adoption.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
If you challenge a Town zoning, planning, or any other decision in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this agenda, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing. Judicial review of any Town administrative decision may be had only if a petition is filed with the court not later than the 90th day following the date upon which the decision becomes final. Judicial review of environmental determinations may be subject to a shorter time period.
Copies of all staff reports and documents subject to disclosure that relate to each item of business referred to on the agenda are available for public inspection by 5:00 p.m. the Friday before each regularly scheduled City Council meeting.
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