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Median trees to be removed

 

November 13, 2019



Public Works crews are planning to remove five trees in the Main Street median strip within the next month.

The trees are leaning or outgrowing the median planters, according to city communications specialist Lagea Mull. The Park and Tree Committee recommended the removal and replacement during its meeting on Oct. 23.

“Sometimes our urban trees outgrow the space in which they have been planted,” Mull said. “Removal of these trees allows for opportunities to plant new trees and shrubs, which can add diversity and beauty to our surroundings.”

As trees mature in the parks and streets,...



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