The Citywide Tree Project hosted an informal “drop in any time” public open house this week. If you missed the open house and would like more information on the project, visit:

The City Council hearing on this project is scheduled for Wednesday February 2nd.

For a brief summary of how a few neighbors within HAND have been working on this project as it relates to trees in our neighborhood, please read more here: Replanting Norway Maples Disputed in Ladd’s Addition,

Citywide Tree Project Public Open House
DATE/TIME: Wednesday January 19, 2010, 4:30 – 7 p.m.
LOCATION: 1900 SW Fourth Ave. – Room 2500 A

During the open house we’ll give brief project overview and field questions from participants. Again, this will be very informal and is intended to help people prepare for the February 2nd Council hearing. You may drop in at any time between 4:30 and 7:00 p.m. We will provide drinks and light snacks.

You can read about the project online at If you have trouble accessing the online documents, we can send you a CD or a set of report documents.

Please call us at the numbers below or email us at if you would like a CD or draft reports, or if have questions. Again, we are happy to meet with you or your organization before the public hearing, as time allows.

Roberta Jortner (503)-823-7855
Morgan Tracy (503) 823-6879
Stephanie Beckman (503)-823-6042