Category Archives: TreePAC

TreePAC ADU Intervention – quick update

Update: May 2019 -TreePAC was allowed to intervene, but the scope and ability to participate was very limited. In retrospect it makes more sense to appeal to the hearing examiner directly and not just intervene, which limits your ability to … Continue reading

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Urgent – Contact Seattle City Council to Add Tree Mitigation Amendment to MHA Ordinance

Tree PAC Action Message from Steve Zemke – Chair – Coalition for a Stronger Tree OrdinanceDear Tree PAC Supporters, The Seattle City Council will be considering amendments to the proposed Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) Ordinance this Friday May 8, 2019. … Continue reading

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Continuing the Fight to Update Seattle’s Tree Ordinance – Coalition Meeting this Saturday

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance Dear TreePAC Supporters  We ended last year in a stalemate as the Seattle City Council put off action once again on moving ahead with updating Seattle’s Tree Protection Ordinance. They say they will start again … Continue reading

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New Cheasty Bike trails are unsafe and unwelcoming

Letter from Seattle Nature Alliance, Oct 2018 Dear Seattle Parks and Recreation,  We are writing to express our strong opposition to the latest version of the Cheasty Greenspace Pilot Project (released October 2018). The latest version puts bikes and pedestrians on … Continue reading

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Seattle Tree Ordinance Update Meeting – Next Steps

Dear Tree PAC supporters, Join other tree protection advocates this Saturday October 27th for a public coalition meeting to discuss and review proposed changes needed to strengthen the current Tree Ordinance draft proposed by the Seattle City Council. 

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What’s next for Seattle’s Tree Ordinance Update?

The Seattle City Council heeded public input and has decided to slow down their rush to update SMC 25.11 – Seattle’s Tree Protection Ordinance by the end of September. This will give more time for public input and scrutiny. The … Continue reading

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Action Item – Council Hearing on Draft Tree Ordinance Wed. Sept 5, 2018

Public Hearing on Draft Tree Ordinance The Seattle Land Use and Zoning Committee of the Seattle City Council is holding a Public Hearing on its proposed draft Tree Ordinance: Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (sign up starts … Continue reading

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Action – June 1-7, 2018 – Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance  Dear Friends of Trees, Can you show your support for trees next week?  Let us know. We need people to show up and speak for stronger tree protection at these Seattle City Council Hearings: Monday June 4, 2018 10 AM – … Continue reading

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Update on May, June Action on Seattle Tree Protection Ordinance

Its Time to Update Seattle’s Tree Ordinance Friends of Seattle’s Urban Forest and TreePAC invite organizations and individuals to attend our next meeting where we will be gearing up to update Seattle’s Tree Ordinance. Next meeting of Seattle Tree Ordinance … Continue reading

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Movement forward on Updating Seattle’s Tree Protection Ordinance – April Action

Letter requesting organizations to join Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance Seattle City Councilmember Rob Johnson has introduced a framework to update Seattle’s current Tree Ordinance.  This is something many citizens and organizations have been urging for almost 10 years. We would … Continue reading

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