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Tree removal hearing - Dorchester

In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a virtual public hearing on Thursday, November 4, at 10:30 a.m. on a request to remove one public shade tree in Dorchester.

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    The request is for the removal of one Gingko tree measuring 9 inches dbh (diameter at breast height) on the east Cottage Street side of the parcel at 959 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester in order to install a driveway curb cut.

    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.  The information for the Zoom hearing is as follows:

    Join the Zoom meeting

    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 “Dorchester 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

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