Public Shade Tree Removal Notice For Wildwood St.; Hearing Set For March 3

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.

Removal of Public Shade Trees
Town of Wilmington, Department of Public Works

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87, Sections 3 and 4, a public hearing will be held on Friday, March 3, 2023 at 9:30 am in the Auditorium of Town Hall, 121 Glen Road, Wilmington, MA, to consider the removal of the following public tree:

  • White Oak (Quercus alba) — 30″ in diameter — in front of #64 Wildwood Street

The tree identified above has 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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