Parks Department Announces East Boston Virtual Tree Removal Hearing

In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a virtual public hearing on Thursday, May 7, at 12 p.m. on a request to remove one public shade tree in East Boston.

The request is for the removal of one honeylocust tree measuring 13 inches dbh (diameter at breast height) due to a proposed curb cut at 152 Liverpool Street. 

The hearing will be held by the City of Boston’s Tree Warden (or designee).  Please note that due to the current pandemic the hearing will be a virtual meeting via ZOOM.

Written comments or questions may be submitted to [email protected] prior to the hearing. 

Public testimony will be taken, or may be provided prior to the hearing in writing to the Tree Warden, Boston Parks and Recreation Department, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Roxbury, MA 02118 or by emailing [email protected] with “East Boston Tree Hearing” in the subject line. 

A final decision regarding the request will be made within two weeks of the hearing.  For further information, please contact the Tree Warden at (617) 635-7275.

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