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Jamaica Plain Virtual Tree Removal Hearing

December 16, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a virtual public hearing on Thursday, January 6, on a request to remove one public shade tree in Jamaica Plain.

The hearing will be held at 10 a.m. on a request for the removal of one linden tree measuring 21 inches dbh (diameter at breast height) at the rear of 1599 Columbus Avenue on Amory Street due to the construction of a new six-story, approximately 80,000 square foot mixed-use building including approximately 65 units of affordable rental apartments and 4,000 square feet of non-residential space on the ground floor.

The hearing will be held by the City of Boston’s Tree Warden (or designee). Please note that due to the current pandemic the hearing will be a virtual meeting via ZOOM.

Written comments or questions may be submitted to parks@boston.gov prior to the hearing. The information for the ZOOM hearing is as follows:
To participate by computer:
To participate by phone: 1-646-558-8656
Webinar ID: 861 0522 4694

Public testimony will be taken or may be provided prior to the hearing in writing to the Tree Warden, Boston Parks and Recreation Department, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Roxbury, MA 02118 or by emailing parks@boston.gov with “Jamaica Plain Tree Hearing” in the subject line.

A final decision regarding the request will be made within two weeks of the hearing. For further information, please contact the Tree Warden at (617) 635-7275.


December 16, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States + Google Map

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