Wednesday 12th August 3:30pm - 7:30pm
Council Meeting - 12 August 2020
Thursday 13th August 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bushfire Recovery - Environment
Council understands that trees are living assets, subject to growth, decline and decay. As assets, they will be managed by adopting a holistic approach that plans for maintenance and renewal, within designated resources and levels of service.
A qualified and experienced Council Arborist will determine the level of risk and what type of works are required, in line with industry accepted methodologies and standards.
Council will categorise maintenance interventions, to facilitate decision-making and allow for the best prioritisation of resources in the following order:
The process for tree maintenance requests is as follows:
Please note: The completion of the work will depend on the available resources and the priority of the works. If the job is an emergency Council will complete the works as soon as reasonably practicable.
Council will maintain/prune or remove trees that:
Generally, tree maintenance will not be carried out in the following situations:
Council will not prune trees to improve private property views, solar access, decrease leaf, flower and fruit drop or to reduce the impact of bird, bat/other animal waste or noise