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, December 3, at 10 a.m. on a request to remove two public shade trees at 202 Maverick Street in East Boston.  

 The request is for the removal of one linden tree measuring 12 inches dbh (diameter at breast height) and one pear tree measuring 28 inches dbh adjacent to a construction project at 202 Maverick 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.  The information for the ZOOM hearing is as follows:

 To participate by computer: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84208871844

 To participate by phone: (301) 715-8592

Webinar ID: 842 0887 1844

 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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