Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance Meeting July 7, 2018

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance meeting – please attend

Saturday, July 7, 2018  10:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Beacon Hill Library, 
2821 Beacon Ave S, Seattle

Current timeline according to Councilmember Rob Johnson is to release a draft ordinance by the end of July, complete a SEPA analysis in August, have public hearings in August and possibly a vote by Sept 15th. 

Coalition Agenda for July 7th will discuss:

  1. meeting with Councilmember Rob Johnson
  2. status of draft legislation issues
  3. major campaign discovery regarding current ordinance
  4. upcoming press conference – probably next week
  5. e-mail campaign to Mayor and City Council
  6. increasing Coalition members – currently 30
  7. media outreach
  8. volunteer help needed
  9. brainstorm ways to increase visibility of campaign

upcoming meetings:

Planning, Land Use and Zoning Committee meeting
Wed, July 18, 2018 9:30 AM
Seattle City Council Chambers, 600 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance
Saturday, July 21, 2018  11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Queen Anne Library, 400 W Garfield, Seattle

Note all Coalition meetings are open to anyone who wants to attend, your support is needed for us to be successful.  We welcome your help.

more information – links also posted to

Seattle’s current Tree Protection Ordinance SMC 25.11

Rob Johnson’s Trees for All Tree Ordinance Timeline  June 20, 2016

June 6, 2018 Urban Forestry Commission response:

Comments to the May 11, 2018 Council Central Staff Memorandum “Draft Updates to Seattle’s Tree Regulations.”

 Draft Updates to Seattle’s Tree Regulations, Seattle City Council Central Staff,  May 11, 2018  – memo discussing proposed updates

Action Need Now to Protect Seattle’s Trees and Urban Forest – Handout

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance members

Steve Zemke
Chair – Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance
Kevin Orme – TreePAC

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