Posts tagged with "Trees Decatur"

Mulch – More on Decatur’s new tree regs

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 20, 2014

When it was finally over, Decatur’s new tree ordinance passed with relatively little fanfare. Commissioners on May 19 voted unanimously to approve it, even though polling among residents showed strong opposition to it. The new ordinance sets new rules on how many trees residents can remove and at what cost, while promoting growth in the […]

Tree tweaks – Citizen group suggests policy changes

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 5, 2014

City Commissioners during their regular Monday meeting will discuss recommended changes to an ordinance that would create new rules for tree removal in Decatur. Trees Decatur, a citizens’ group that is pushing for a stronger ordinance, released its own suggestions about how to improve it. “Through one meeting with Patti Garrett and several emails to […]

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