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File #: 19-639    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Information/Discussion Item Status: Passed
File created: 1/3/2019 In control: Environmental Quality Commission
On agenda: 2/14/2019 Final action: 2/14/2019
Title: Discussion of a proposed ordinance amendment to Chapter 86 of the City Code related to Weeds.
Attachments: 1. Amur Cork Tree (Phellodendorn amuren) -- draft EQC resolution, 2. Prohibited Tree List -2

Environmental Quality Commission Meeting Date:                     February 14, 2019

 

To:                                          Environmental Quality Commission

 

From:                                          Justin Wagner, Utilities Manager

 

Title

Discussion of a proposed ordinance amendment to Chapter 86 of the City Code related to Weeds.

 

Body

Action Requested:                     

The Northfield Environmental Quality Commission is to discuss a proposed ordinance amendment to Chapter 86 of the City Code related to Weeds.

 

Summary Report:

EQC members are to discuss a proposed ordinance amendment to Chapter 86 of the City Code related to Weeds. The proposed resolutions are attached including the change to Chapter 86. The changes include adding invasive species to Section 86-1. Additionally, the ordinance amendment will create a prohibited tree list and adds the Amur Cork Tree to the prohibited tree list.

 

If approved, the City Council would go through the ordinance amendment process.