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Virtual tree removal hearing - East Boston

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a virtual public hearing on Thursday, August 6, at 10 a.m. on a request to remove one public shade tree in East Boston.  

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  1. The request is for the removal of one ash tree measuring 12 inches dbh (diameter at breast height) at 96 Cottage Street in East Boston. 

    The hearing will be held by the City of Boston’s Tree Warden (or designee).  Please note that due to the current pandemic the hearing will be a virtual meeting via ZOOM.  Written comments or questions may be submitted to prior to the hearing.  The information for the ZOOM hearing is as follows:

    Join the Zoom meeting

    To participate by phone: 1-301-715-8592 or 1-312-626-6799

    Webinar ID:    841 7377 3566

    Participant ID: 321562

    Public testimony will be taken, or may be provided prior to the hearing in writing to the Tree Warden, Boston Parks and Recreation Department, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Roxbury, MA 02118 or by emailing with “East Boston Tree Hearing” in the subject line. 

    A final decision regarding the request will be made within two weeks of the hearing.  For further information, please contact the Tree Warden at 617-635-7275.