Town of Old Lyme, CT
52 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371
ph: (860) 434-1605
Tree Commission Record of Votes 12/21/2017
OLD LYME TREE COMMISSION AGENDA
SCHEDULED MEETING, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2017
TOWN HALL MEZZANINE CONFERENCE ROOM
52 LYME STREET
4:00 PM
Record of Votes
ATTENDANCE- no vote
Members present: Joanne DiCamillo (regular), Anne Bing (regular), Emily Griswold (regular) Joan Flynn (alternate)
Members absent:
Ex-officio members absent: Tom Degnan, Tree Warden

CALL TO ORDER

CLERK’S REPORT- vote
The minutes of the October 19, 2017 meeting were approved.

BUDGET REPORT- No vote
Balance 12 - 4 -17
Wilcox invoice $1800~– tree pruning work identified by the tree warden at Cross Lane Park where a new playground will be installed.
Wilcox invoice $2050~– tree pruning work at eleven locations approved and arranged by the tree warden. Work will be done at the same time as several removals in the area.

NEW BUSINESS- vote
The 2018-2019 proposed budget request of $13,800 was approved by the commission.
12 Ferry Road - 2 dead maple trees reported to town hall and Mrs. DiCamillo
Cross Lane Park - email request from First Selectwoman to the chairman for approval to use tree commission funds for pruning work where a new playground will be installed and to arrange for the work done at the same time as the removals.

OLD BUSINESS – no vote
Police Station landscaping update
Dogwood trees at town hall - chairman’s Oct. 20 onsite meeting with Facilities Manager to further discuss his request to remove dogwood trees, follow up discussion with the tree warden, email letter to Mr. Parcak from Mrs. DiCamillo
101 Lyme Street (route 1) - maple tree on DOT right-of-way update
41 Hartford Avenue - tree warden’s letter to Sound View Commission chairman - trees wrapped with lights~~~
53 Breen Avenue - permit application filed by resident to remove maple tree

MEMBERS’ REPORTS - Emily Griswold – no vote
Cross Lane Playground - tree trimming
Town Woods Park - new trees update

ANY OTHER BUSINESS – no vote
Chairman’s Annual Town Report

ADJOURNMENT – vote
The meeting was adjourned at 4:54 pm

NOTE: January 18, 2018~meeting is cancelled.

Next scheduled meeting will be held~February 15, 2017~at 4:00 P.M. in Old Lyme Town Hall

Martha Hansen, Clerk