Meeting Documents

2020 Meeting Documents

The City of Seattle encourages everyone to participate in its programs and activites. For disability accomodations, materials in alternate formats, accessibility information, or any other question please contact the Urban Forestry Commission coordinator: Sandra Pinto at Sandra.PintoUrrutia@seattle.gov or via phone at (206) 684-3194.

December 2, 2020. This meeting will be a Webex meeting. If joining with a computer, go to www.webex.com and enter meeting number 146 794 2731 and meeting password 1234. If calling in, dial (206) 207-1700 and enter meeting number 146 794 2731 and meeting password 1234.

November 18, 2020.
Agenda (November 18,2020)
Racial Equity Tookit for SDCI tree regulations update presentation
Draft letter of recommendation RE 2021 Budget
Green Seattle Parntership SLI response to Council
Draft 2020 Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP)
Draft 2020 UFMP Executive Summary
Draft 2020 UFMP presentation
UFMP comment form

November 4, 2020
Agenda v3 (November 4, 2020)
Draft thank you letter to Cambium Carbon
Adopted thank you letter to Cambium Carbon
Mayor's proposed 2021 budget
City Council's October 28 agenda with Statements of Legislative Intent
City Council's October 29 agenda with Statements of Legislative Intent
Draft 2020 Urban Forest Management Plan
Draft UFMP Executive Summary
Draft 2020 UFMP presentation
UFMP comment form
Draft meeting notes (November 4, 2020)
Digital recording (November 4, 2020)

October 14, 2020
Part 1: 1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. meeting agenda (annual meeting with the City's Urban Forest Inter-departmental Team).
Racial equity and urban forestry training session presentation.
Part 1 digital recording (November 14, 2020 - Part 1)

Part 2: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. meeting agenda (briefing on the Urban Forest Management Plan update).
Urban Forest Management Plan presentation.
Draft Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP) open for public comment through November 30. Please email your input to Sandra Pinto at Sandra.PintoUrrutia@seattle.gov
Draft UFMP Executive Summary
Adopted letter of recommendation RE: applying to City Pilot program for Cambium Carbon's Reforestation Hubs (November 14, 2020)
Meeting notes (November 14, 2020)
Part 2 digital recording (November 14, 2020)

October 7, 2020
Agenda (October 7, 2020)
Cambium Carbon presentation and Two-pager
Adopted Forest Health Watch thank you letter
Adopted iSeaTree application thank you letter
Meeting notes (October 7, 2020)
Digital recording (October 7, 2020)

September 9, 2020
Agenda (September 9, 2020)
Forest Health Watch project presentation
Meeting notes (September 9, 2020)
Digital recording (September 9, 2020)

September 2, 2020
Agenda (September 2, 2020)
iSeaTree project presentation
Draft Director's Rule 11-2020: Landscape Standards and Green Factor
Draft Director's Rule 11-2020 presentation
Meeting notes (September 2, 2020)
Digital recording (September 2, 2020)

August 12, 2020
Agenda v2 (August 12, 2020)
Washington DC urban forestry program presentation
Draft Tree Protection Director's Rule 13-2020
Draft letter of recommendation RE: DR 13-2020 - as discussed on 8/5/20
Adopted letter of recommendation RE: DR 13-2020
Draft Landscaping Standards and GreenFactor Director's Rule 11-2020
Meeting notes (August 12, 2020)
Digital recording (August 12, 2020)

August 5, 2020
Agenda (August 5, 2020)
Draft Tree Protection Director's Rule 13-2020
Pest readiness presentation
Pest readiness briefing supporting documents:
- Assian Longhorned Beetle map
- Bronze Birch Borer map
- Emerald Ash Borer map
- Gypsy Moth map
- Sirex Wood Wasp map
- Urban Forest Pest Readiness Playbook
- Response framework template
- Supplementary information
Adopted thank you letter to SDCI for fee-in-lieu work
Meeting notes (August 5, 2020)
Digital recording (August 5, 2020)

July 8, 2020
Agenda (July 8,2020)
Fee-in-lieu reserach follow up presentation
Budget 101 presentation
Meeting notes (July 8, 2020)
Digital recording (July 8, 2020)

July 1, 2020
Agenda (July 1, 2020)
Annotated 2020 Urban Forestry Commission work plan
Draft SDCI thank you and recommendations letter
Adopted SDCI thank you and recommendations letter
Draft UFC statement on racial injustice
Adopted statement of support for Black Lives Matter
Meeting notes (July 1, 2020)
Digital recording (July 1, 2020)

June 10, 2020
Agenda (June 10, 2020)
Annotated 2020 Urban  Forestry Commission work plan
SDCI TIPSs table with UFC observations
Draft thank you letter to SDCI with tree regulations recommendations
Annotated 2020 Urban Forestry Commission work plan
Meeting notes (June 10, 2020)
Digital recording (June 10, 2020)

June 3, 2020
Agenda (June 3, 2020)
Draft SDCI TIPs table
2020 Urban Forestry Commission work plan
Meeting notes (June 3, 2020)
Digital recording (June 3, 2020)

May 13, 2020
Agenda (May 13, 2020)
Draft Navigation Team thank you letter
Adopted Navigation Team thank you letter
Draft Green New Deal thank you letter
Adopted Green New Deal thank you letter
Draft Tree Mapping Project thank you letter
Adopted Tree Mapping Project thank you letter
Urban Forest Management Plan update timeline
Meeting notes (May 13, 2020)
Digital recording (May 13, 2020)

May 6, 2020
Agenda (May 6, 2020)
Tree mapping project presentation
Draft Green New Deal letter - initial discussion
Draft SDCI TIPs letter - initial discussion
Meeting notes (May 6, 2020)
Digital Skype recording (May 6, 2020) - Due to technical challenges, the recording sound wasn't captured.

April 8, 2020
Agenda (April 8, 2020)
Green New Deal documents
Green New Deal presentation
Revised UFC letter drafting protocol
Parks District Initiative summaries
Meeting notes (April 8, 2020)
Digital recording (April 8, 2020)

April 1, 2020
Agenda (April 1, 2020)
Draft revised UFC Coordinator protocols
Adopted UFC Coordinator revised protocols
Draft revised UFC letter writing guidelines
Parks District Initiative Summaries
Navigation Team overview
Meeting notes (April 1, 2020)
Digital recording (April 1, 2020)

March 11, 2020
Agenda (March 11, 2020)
Growing Old Together podcast project presentation
UFC Coordinator Protocols (Adopted July 1, 2015)
Draft UFC letter drafting protocol
Draft letter of recommendation to King County RE: 30-year Forest Plan
Adopted letter of recommendation to King County RE: 30-year Forest Plan
Meeting notes (March 11, 2020)
Digital recording (March 11, 2020)

March 4, 2020
Agenda (March 4, 2020)
King County 30-year Forest Plan:
- Presentation

- Fact sheet
- Public input survey
Draft letter of recommendation RE: Ship Canal Water Quality project
Adopted letter of recommendation RE: Ship Canal Water Quality project
Steve Zemke presentation: Key provisions of the Urban Forestry Commission draft Tree and Urban Forest Protection Ordinance
Meeting notes (March 4, 2020)
Digital recording (March 4, 2020)

February 12, 2020
Agenda (February 12, 2020)
Ship Canal Water Quality Project presentation
Adopted UFC letter RE: Safe Routes to School and Neighborhood Greenways
Steve Zemke's presentations:
- Why current tree protection ordinance is not working
- Key provisions of the Urban Forestry Commission draft Tree and Urban Forest Protection Ordinance
Meeting notes (February 12, 2020)
Digital recording (February 12, 2020)

February 5, 2020
Agenda (February 5, 2020)
Improving Statewide Readiness & Response to Washington Forest Pest Risks webinar
Washington State Uban Forest Pest Readiness Playbook
Meeting notes (February 5, 2020)
Digital recording (February 5, 2020)

January 8, 2020
Agenda (January 8, 2020)
Safe Routes to School presentation
Draft 2019 Annual Report
Meeting notes (January 8, 2020)
Digital recording (January 8, 2020)

January 1, 2020
Meeting cancelled due to holiday