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In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a virtual public hearing on Thursday, August 6, at 10:30 a.m. on a request to remove five public shade trees in Jamaica Plain.  

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    The request is for the removal of five trees at 3368 Washington Street including three honey locust trees measuring 3, 10, and 13 inches dbh (diameter at breast height) and two sawtooth oak trees measuring 3 inches dbh.

    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:

    To participate by computer:

    To participate by phone:

    1-301-715-8592 or 1-312-626-6799

    Webinar ID:    821 2472 2851

    Participant ID: 490028

    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 “Jamaica Plain 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.