Meeting Documents

2021 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.

October 13, 2021. This meeting will be a Webex meeting. If joining with a computer, go to www.webex.com and enter meeting number 2486 741 2716 and meeting password 1234. Please make sure to use a browser other than Microsoft Explorer (which is no longer supported by the system). If calling in, dial (206) 207-1700 and enter meeting number 2486 741 2716 and meeting password 1234.
Agenda (October 13, 2021)
Draft UF consolidation SLI process letter
Tree protections update presentation 
Digital recording (October 13, 2021)

October 6, 2021
Agenda (October 6, 2021)
Sooty bark disease
- Presentation 
- WSU information webpage
2021 UFC work plan
Adopted SPR thank you letter
Digital recording (October 6, 2021)

September 8, 2021
Agenda (September 8, 2021)
City budget process
- Budget overview presentation
- Budget process overview 
- Budget process diagram 
Adopted letter of recommendation RE: UF consolidation SLI
Adopted meeting notes (September 8, 2021)
Digital recording (September 8, 2021)

September 1, 2021
Agenda (September 1, 2021)
Seattle Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan
- Strategic Plan presentation 
- S
trategic Plan implementation background 
- SPR What We Offer 
- Strategic Plan exercise sheet 
Draft letter of recommendation RE: UF consolidation SLI 
Adopted meeting notes (September 1, 2021) 
Digital recording (September 1, 2021)

August 11, 2021
Agenda (August 11, 2021)
Changes to SMC 23.44.020 Single Family Residential tree requirements
- 2017 Tree Regulations Research Project final findings presentation
- Data from research on Design Review projects tree loss
- Seattle Design Guidelines
2021 UFC work plan 
Adopted meeting notes (August 11, 2021)
Digital recording (August 11, 2021)

August 4, 2021
Agenda (August 4, 2021)
Adopted Yesler Terrace Proposed Action Ordinance letter 
Adopted Urban Heat Islands letter
2021 UFC work plan 
Adopted meeting notes (August 4, 2021)
Digital recording (August 4, 2021)

July 14, 2021
Agenda (July 14, 2021)
Adopted Green New Deal thank you letter
Adopted SPU restoration work thank you letter
Heat Islands presentation
Meeting notes (July 14, 2021)
Digital recording (July 14, 2021)

July 7, 2021
Agenda (July 7, 2021)
Yesler Terrace Planned Action Ordinance presentation
Urban Forestry Consolidation Statement of Legislative Intent (SLI-MO-001-A-002)
- Adopted letter of recommendation RE: UF consolidation SLI
- 2009 City Auditor's Office report on tree management
- 2011 City Auditor's Office final report (see actions #163-#175 on pages 26-30)
Meeting notes (July 7, 2021)
Digital recording (July 7, 2021)

June 9, 2021
Agenda (June 9, 2021)
Green New Deal presentation
- Green New Deal Executive Order
- Green New Deal Resolution
- Green New Deal Ordinance
Seattle Public Utilities restoration work presentation
Urban Forestry Consolidation Statement of Legislative Intent (SLI-MO-001-A-002)
- Draft letter of recommendation RE: UF consolidation SLI
- 2009 City Auditor's Office report on tree management
- 2011 City Auditor's Office final report (see actions #163-#175 on pages 26-30)
Meeting notes (June 9, 2021)
Digital recording (June 9, 2021)

June 2, 2021. This will be the annual Urban Forestry Commission/Urban Forest Inter-departmental Team working meeting. This will be a continuation of the Equity and Urban Forestry training that the group participated in last year. This meeting will focus on inclusive engagement principles. Because the full Commission will be in attendance, this training will be open to the public. It will take place via Zoom meeting:
If joining with a computer click on: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6567412258
Meeting ID: 656 741 2258
If joining by phone: (253) 2158782,,6567412258#
Agenda (June 2, 2021)
Inclusive Engagement Principles training presentation
Digital recording Part 1
Digital recording Part 2

May 12, 2021 
Agenda (May 12, 2021)
Council's Urban Forestry Consolidation Statement of Legislative Intent
2009 City Auditor's Office report
Adopted 2021 UFC work plan
Draft SDCI Tree tracking sheet letter of recommendation
Adopted letter of recommendation RE: SDCI tree tracking sheet
Meeting notes (May 12, 2021)
Meeting digital recording (May 12, 2021)

May 5, 2021
Agenda (May 5, 2021)
Draft OSE transitions/congrats letter
Draft SDOT Permavoid thank you letter
Adopted OSE transitions/congrats letter
Adopted SDOT Permavoid briefind thank you letter (May 5, 2021)
Meeting notes (May 5, 2021)
Meeting digital recording (May 5, 2021)

April 14, 2021
Agenda (April 14, 2021)
SDOT Permavoid presentation
SDCI tree tracking sheet
Draft letter RE: Director's Rule 13-2020
Adopted letter RE: Director's Rule 13-2020 
Meeting notes (April 14, 2021) 
Meeting digital recording (April 14, 2021)

April 7, 2021
Agenda (April 7, 2021)
Meeting notes (April 7, 2021)
Meeting digital recording (April 7, 2021)

March 10, 2021
Agenda (March 10, 2021)
Draft SDCI Director's Rule 13-2020 - Exceptional Trees
Adopted letter of recommendation RE: Director's Rule 13-2020
Draft letter of recommendation RE: Director's Rule 13-2020 on Exceptional trees
Meeting notes (March 10, 2021)
Meeting digital recording (March 10, 2021)

March 3, 2021
Agenda (March 3, 2021)
The good, the blad, and the ugly presentation
Draft Director's Rule 13-2020 (Exceptional trees)
Draft revised UFC bylaws for discussion
Adopted UFC bylaws (March 3, 2021)
Meeting notes (March 3, 2021)
Meeting digital recording (March 3, 2021)

February 10, 2021
Agenda (February 10, 2021)
Draft SDCI Director's Rule 13-2020 - Exceptional Trees
Draft UFC Bylaws for discussion
SDCI Tree Tracking sheet
Meeting notes (February 10, 2021)
Meeting digital recording (February 10, 2021)

February 3, 2021
Agenda (February 3, 2021)
Draft 2020 Annual Report graphic document
Adopted 2020 Annual Report
Draft annual report transmittal letter
Adopted annual report transmittal letter
Draft 2021 UFC work plan
Adopted 2021 UFC work plan
Draft UFC Bylaws for discussion
Draft UFC protocols for letter writing and briefings
Meeting notes (February 3, 2021)
Digital recording (February 3, 2021)

January 13, 2021
Agenda
(January 13, 2021)
Draft 2020 UFC annual report revised text
Draft UFC coordinator protocols
Adopted UFC coordinator protocols
UFC letter writing and briefings protocols
UFC Bylaws for update discussion
Adopted thank you letter to SPR
2021 UFC work plan revised language
Meeting notes (January 13, 2021)
Digital recording (January 13, 2021)

January 6, 2021
Agenda
(January 6, 2021)
Draft 2020 UFC annual report text
UFC coordinator protocols
UFC letter writing and briefings protocols
2021 UFC work plan
Meeting notes (January 6, 2021)
Digital recording (January 6, 2021)