Town Would Like To Cut Down Healthy Tree On Shawsheen Ave., Holding Public Hearing On August 21

Below is a public notice from the Town of Wilmington:

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, August 21, 2020 at 530  Shawsheen Avenue and Harold Avenue, Wilmington, MA to consider the removal of the following public tree:

Species: White Oak — Diamater: 26″ — Location: In front of 530 Shawsheen Avenue

Masks are required for anyone who chooses to attend.

The tree 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.

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