Meeting Documents

2022 Meeting Documents

The City of Seattle encourages everyone to participate in its programs and activities. For disability accommodations, materials in alternate formats, accessibility information, or any other questions please contact the Urban Forestry Commission coordinator: Patti Bakker at patricia.bakker@seattle.gov or via phone at (206) 684-3194.

December 7, 2022 - This meeting will be 3:00-5:00 p.m., and will be via Webex and in-person at the Seattle Municipal Tower, Room 1872. To join with a computer go to www.webex.com and click on "join a meeting" then enter meeting number 2485 755 9599 and meeting password 1234. Please make sure to use a browser other than Explorer. If calling in, dial (206) 207-1700, enter meeting number 2485 755 9599 and meeting password 1234. 
Agenda (December 7, 2022) 

November 30, 2022 
Agenda (November 30, 2022) 
Canopy cover assessment phase 2 data briefing
Draft comments re: Taylor Creek project briefing 
Digital recording (November 30, 2022)

November 2, 2022 Agenda (November 2, 2022) 
Trees for Seattle Parks progra2485 755 9599m presentation 
Digital recording (November 2, 2022)

October 19, 2022 
Agenda (October 19, 2022) 
SPU Taylor Creek Project Briefing 
Adopted meeting notes (October 19, 2022)
Digitial recording (October 19, 2022)

October 5, 2022 
Agenda (October 5, 2022) 
Duwamish Valley industrial greening projects
Draft follow-up to The Nature Conservancy presentations 
Adopted meeting notes (October 5, 2022)
Digital recording (October 5, 2022)

September 21, 2022 - This was the annual Urban Forestry Commission/Urban Forest Inter-departmental Team working meeting. The meeting was held 1:00-5:00 p.m. and was in person at Jefferson Horticulture, 1600 S. Dakota Street, and via Webex. 
Agenda (September 21, 2022) 
Joint meeting slides 
Adopted meeting notes (September 21, 2022)

September 7, 2022 
Agenda (September 7, 2022) 
The Nature Conservancy NYC practical canopy analysis and Puget Sound urban forestry work
Solutions for density and trees presentation draft follow-up letter 
Adopted meeting notes (September 7, 2022)
Digital recording (September 7, 2022)

August 24, 2022 
Agenda (August 24, 2022) 
Preliminary canopy cover results presentation 
Adopted meeting notes (August 24, 2022)
Digital recording (August 24, 2022)

August 17, 2022 
Agenda (August 17, 2022) 
New York City Urban Forest Expansion Potential study 
Comprehensive Plan update Environmental Impact Statement alternatives 
Draft comments on Comp Plan EIS alternatives
Solutions for density and trees presentation draft follow-up letter 
Adopted meeting notes (August 17, 2022)
Digital recording (August 17, 2022)

August 3, 2022
Agenda (August 3, 2022) 
SEPA draft urban forest protection ordinance slides
Comprehensive Plan update Environmental Impact Statement alternatives 
New York City Urban Forest Expansion Potential study 
Adopted meeting notes (August 3, 2022)
Digital recording (August 3, 2022)

July 20, 2022
Agenda (July 20, 2022) 
SEPA draft urban forest protection ordinance draft comments 
Adopted meeting notes (July 20, 2022)
Digital recording (July 20, 2022)

July 6, 2022
Agenda (July 6, 2021) 
SEPA draft urban forest protection ordinance draft comments 
Comprehensive Plan update: 
- One Seattle Comprehensive Plan engagement site: Shaping the Plan 
- Environmental Impact Statement alternatives 
Adopted meeting notes (July 6, 2022)
Digital recording (July 6, 2022)

June 15, 2022 
Agenda (June 15, 2022) 
Urban forest protection update draft comments 
Chief Arborist SLI draft letter 
Adopted meeting notes (June 15, 2022)
Digital recording (June 15, 2022)

June 1, 2022  
Agenda (June 1, 2022) 
Chief Arborist Statement of Legislative Intent 
City budget recommendations draft letter 
Draft letter re: Ship Canal water quality project
2022 UFC work plan 
Adopted meeting notes (June 1, 2022)
Digital recording (June 1, 2022)

May 18, 2022 
Agenda (May 18, 2022) 
Ship Canal Water Quality Project presentation 
SPR Tree Management Policy Update presentation 
SPR draft updated Tree Management Policy
Adopted meeting notes (May 18, 2022)
Digital recording (May 18, 2022)

May 4, 2022
Agenda (May 4, 2022) 
City budget
- Process overview 
- Process diagram 
Other city canopy/forest reports 
- Portland 
- New York 
Adopted meeting notes (May 4, 2022)
Digital recording (May 4, 2022)

April 20, 2022 
Agenda (April 20, 2022) 
Draft letter re: canopy cover assessment 
Adopted meeting notes (April 20, 2022)
Digital recording (April 20, 2022)

April 6, 2022 
Agenda (April 6, 2022) 
Draft 2021 Annual Report transmittal letter 
Draft 2021 Annual Report 
Final draft 2022 work plan 
Draft letter re: Ordinance 120207 Tree Service Provider Registration 
Adopted meeting notes (April 6, 2022)
Digital recording (April 6, 2022)

March 9, 2022
Agenda (March 9, 2022) 
Adopted tree protection ordinance recommendations letter
Draft 2021 Annual Report transmittal letter 
Draft 2021 Annual Report 
Adopted bylaws amendment regarding meeting schedule 
Adopted meeting notes (March 9, 2022)
Digital recording (March 9, 2022)

March 2, 2022 
Agenda (March 2, 2022)
Draft tree protection ordinance
- SDCI presentation 
UFC questions on draft tree protection ordinance 
- SDCI posting - Tree Protection Code Update Documents 
Draft 2021 Annual Report transmittal letter 
Draft 2021 Annual Report 
Final draft 2022 work plan 
Adopted meeting notes (March 2, 2022)
Digital recording (March 2, 2022)

February 24, 2022
Agenda (February 24, 2022) 
SDCI posting - Tree Protection Code Update Documents 
Adopted meeting notes (February 24, 2022)
Digital recording (February 24, 2022)

February 9, 2022
Agenda (February 9, 2022) 
Tree protection recommendations presentation 
Draft 2021 Annual Report transmittal letter 
Draft 2021 Annual Report 
Adopted meeting notes (February 9, 2022)
Digital recording (February 9, 2022)

February 2, 2022  
Agenda (February 2, 2022) 
Adopted SDCI ECA code updates letter
Draft Bylaws amendment regarding leadership structure 
Draft 2021 Annual Report text 
Draft 2022 work plan 
Adopted meeting notes (February 2, 2022)
Digital recording (February 2, 2022)

January 12, 2022  
Agenda (January 12, 2022) 
Environmentally Critical Area updates presentation
Adopted new City Attorney letter
Adopted new City Councilmember welcome letter 
Draft 2021 annual report text 
Draft 2022 work plan template 
Adopted meeting notes (January 12, 2021)
Digital recording (January 12, 2021)

January 5, 2022 
Agenda (January 5, 2022) 
Adopted Mayor welcome letter
Adopted Seattle Comprehensive Plan follow-up letter
Adopted sooty bark disease follow-up letter 
Adopted meeting notes (January 5, 2022)
Digital recording (January 5, 2022)