WILMINGTON, MA — Public Shade Trees are protected by Massachusetts General Law Chapter 87. The removal of a healthy public tree requires an advertised public hearing. If a tree is declared by a Tree Warden to be an immediate hazard to the public, a hearing is not required.
NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING
Removal of Public Shade Trees
Town of Wilmington, Department of Public Works
Pursuant to Massachusetts General Law Chapter 87, Sections 3 and 4, a public hearing will be held on Friday, April 14, 2017 at 9am in Auditorium of Town Hall, 121 Glen Road, Wilmington, MA to consider the removal of the following public trees:
#1 — White Oak (Quercus alba) — 20″ — in front of #36 Park Street
#2 — White Pine (Pinus strobus) — 27″ — in front of #36 Park Street
#3 — Red Oak (Quercus rubra) — 28″ — in front of #36 Park Street
The tree(s) identified above have been posted for public inspection. Any objections to their removal must be submitted in writing for the Tree Warden, prior to or during the hearing. The mailing address for the Tree Warden is: Department of Public Works Tree Warden, 121 Glen Road, Wilmington, MA 01887. The Warden can be reached via phone at 978-658-4481.
(NOTE: The above notice is from the Town’s website.)
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