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Virtual tree removal hearing - Government Center

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a virtual public hearing on Thursday, August 6, at 1:30 p.m. on a request to remove eight public shade trees at 15 - 55 Sudbury Street near Government Center.

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  1. The request is for the removal of two London plane trees measuring 11 and 12 inches dbh (diameter at breast height) and six honey locust trees measuring between 6 and 12 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 parks@boston.gov prior to the hearing.  The information for the ZOOM hearing is as follows:

    Join the Zoom meeting

    To participate by phone: 1-646-558-8656 or 1-301-715-8592

    Webinar ID: 821 4946 0255

    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 parks@boston.gov with “Government Center 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.