Our Failing Street Tree Policy

north-beach-tree.jpgOur misguided City policy to transfer ownership of streets trees to private property owners isn't working. Two years ago I held a hearing where we reviewed potential solutions to this problem, but nothing has been done since then other than to transfer more trees to property owners who didn't plant the trees, don't necessarily know how to take care of the trees, and didn't ask for maintenance responsibilities of these trees. Our urban forest is too important to be treated like this, so Board President David Chiu and I have called for a hearing to review the policy and to push for a better solution.

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