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File #: 20-795    Version: 2 Name: Tree Removal Appeal at 4359 Elenda Street
Type: Minute Order Status: Public Hearing
File created: 2/25/2020 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 8/10/2020 Final action:
Title: CC - PUBLIC HEARING: Appeal of the Public Works Director's Decision for Denial of Request for Removal of City-Owned Parkway Tree Located at 4359 Elenda Street.
Attachments: 1. 2020-08-10_ATT_Applicant's Appeal Request_Elenda.pdf, 2. 2020-08-10_ATT_Tree Removal Application_Elenda.pdf
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CC - PUBLIC HEARING: Appeal of the Public Works Director's Decision for Denial of Request for Removal of City-Owned Parkway Tree Located at 4359 Elenda Street.

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Meeting Date: August 10, 2020

Contact Person/Dept: Eric Mirzaian/Public Works

Phone Number: (310) 253-6444

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Public Hearing: [X] Action Item: [] Attachments: []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (08/05/2020); (Mail) All property owners within a 100-foot radius of 4359 Elenda Street (08/03/2020)

Department Approval: Charles D. Herbertson (07/20/2020)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council conduct a public hearing to consider the appeal of the Public Works Director's decision for denial of a request for removal of City-owned parkway tree located at 4359 Elenda Street.


PROCEDURE

1. Mayor calls on staff for a brief staff report and City Council poses questions to Staff as desired.
2. Mayor seeks a motion to open the public hearing, providing the appellant the first opportunity to speak, followed by the general public.
3. Mayor seeks a motion to close the public hearing after all testimony has been presented.
4. City Council discusses the matter and arrives at its decision.





BACKGROUND

Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC) Sections 9.08.200, et seq., pertain to the removal of trees in parkways. In accordance with Section 9.08.210.B, applicants have the option to request the discretionary removal of a City-owned parkway tree by submitting a written application to the Public Works Director and paying the applicable filing fee. Subsequent to the filing of the request for tree removal, a thorough assessment is conducted by the City's Urban Forester.

In accordance with the procedures set forth in CCMC Section 9.08.210.C,...

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