Tree City 10 year award presentation at LFP Council meeting Thursday

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Tree City USA 10 Year Award Presentation: Thursday, May 9th, City Council Meeting 7 p.m.

Join the City in receiving a Tree City USA designation and plaque for the tenth consecutive year from a representative of the Arbor Day Foundation! When: Thursday, May 9, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Council Chambers, Lake Forest Park City Hall; 17425 Ballinger Way NE

Through commitment and hard work by City officials and staff, community organizations, and dedicated volunteers the City has:

  1. Developed a comprehensive Community Forest Management Plan (CFMP) designed for managing the Urban Forest in a sustainable way;
  2. Completed a city wide Tree Inventory and Assessment in 2011, which demonstrates, in dollar terms, the benefits, effects and services that trees provide to the community;
  3. Adopted a new Tree Protection Ordinance in 2010, which places an emphasis on tree canopy coverage protection and replacement; and
  4. Established a Tree Board in 2011, to monitor the effectiveness of the Tree Protection Ordinance, promote the goals and policies of the CFMP and raise awareness of the value of trees. Lake Forest Park can be proud of its commitment to preserving, protecting and enhancing its community forest. 


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