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CITY OF HUDSON: New Ordinance 2-14 (Urban Forests)

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 11:20pm

CITY OF HUDSON
NOTICE OF NEWLY ENACTED ORDINANCE
REGARDING URBAN FORESTS

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, on the 5th day of May, 2014, the Common Council of the City of Hudson enacted Ordinance No. 2-14, Urban Forests. This ordinance amends Chapter 229 of the Hudson City Code regarding regulations for planting, removal, and care for trees in the City of Hudson to promote the public health, safety and welfare, prevent the spread of fire, prevent the spread of tree diseases, protect property values, enhance aesthetics, increase road safety, reduce the potential for trees becoming public nuisances and hazards, protect trees from loss during construction, encourage use of trees to conserve energy, encourage and maintain an optimal level of age and species diversity, provide specifications for planting, maintaining and removal of trees and provide that all work (including utility maintenance) in any right of way or on any public property be by permit and to provide a forum for conflict resolution.
The full text of Ordinance No. 2-14 may be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office located in Hudson City Hall at 505 Third Street, Hudson, WI 54016; telephone: 715-386-4765, Ext. 140. It can also be obtained on the City of Hudson’s website at www.ci.hudson.wi.us . It is included with the May 5, 2014 Common Council minutes.
_________________________________ (Pub. 05/15/14) WNAXLP


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