Problem trees to be removed

Council will remove two problem street trees from Sam Street but has refused to remove several others highlighted as problematic by residents.
Nanjing Night Net

In a report to the February council meeting, council’s tree preservation and removal committee said it had received a request from a Sam Street resident to remove a tree that was damaging their driveway.

Council will remove the two trees and replace them with suitable species.

Church Street residents have also asked for a large lemon-scented gum to be removed.

“The tree roots have damaged underground services and the tree has dropped limbs in the past,” the report said.

Council will monitor the tree.

Council has also refused to remove a “large, spiky” tree in Prince Street, a fig tree in Eloora Place Park and a street tree in Reymond Street.

Council will trim the trees in Church Street and Reymond Street.

A rotting tree that recently dropped a large branch in Eloora Place Park will be removed.

“Upon inspection it was noted that the tree had split and showed signs of rot,” the report said.

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