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Sarasota Tree Advisory Council STAC Annual Report. June 18, 2013. Resolution 2012-040 Purposes and Duties. Provide a conduit for Citizen Input to the Board Recommend individual street and neighborhood Planting Projects and Priority of projects

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resolution 2012 040 purposes and duties
Resolution 2012-040 Purposes and Duties
  • Provide a conduit for Citizen Input to the Board
  • Recommend individual street and neighborhood Planting Projects and Priority of projects
  • Assist the County in updating and revising a Consolidated Tree List
  • Assist in the dissemination of Public Information
  • Review and recommend revisions to the Sarasota County Code of Ordinances relating to trees for consideration by the Board
  • Nominate new Canopy Roads for consideration by the Board
  • Make other such Recommendations to the County as the Council may see fit consistent with the terms of this Resolution
  • Carry out Other such Duties as the Board may require
membership
Membership
  • 8 to 14 members, per resolution.
  • 12 current members:
    • Chair Shawn Pierson*, 2/12 to 2/15
    • Vice-Chair Paula Griffin*, 2/12 to 2/15
    • Chris Hice, 9/11 to 9/14
    • Fran Palmeri, 9/11 to 9/14
    • Martha Horton, 9/11 to 9/14
    • Steven Tanaka*, 2/12 to 2/15
    • Wendy Conn*, 2/12 to 2/15
    • Wayne Grubbs*, 2/12 to 2/15
    • Kevin Greene*, 2/12 to 2/15
    • Terry Lipman*, 2/12 to 2/15
    • Grant Beatt*, 2/12 to 2/15
    • Monty Clark*, 8/12 to 8/15

*Nine New Members Appointed Since March 2012

what we worked on discussed
What we worked on/discussed
  • Extension coordination
  • Inter-local coordination
  • Mangroves
  • Master Plans
  • Ordinance understanding
  • SCAT bus stop shading
  • Street tree project update
  • Tree Convocation
  • Tree maintenance
  • Tree care
  • Website
  • Annual work plan
  • Arbor Day celebration
  • Award program
  • BCC agendas
  • Business Outreach focus
  • Canopy analysis
  • Capital projects update
  • Comprehensive Plan policies
  • County design guidelines
  • DSAC coordination
  • Education
what we are working on
What we are working on
  • Extension coordination
  • Inter-local coordination
  • Mangroves
  • Master Plans (i.e. report)
  • Ordinance understanding
  • SCAT bus stop shading
  • Street tree project update
  • Tree Convocation
  • Tree maintenance
  • Tree care
  • Website
  • Annual work plan
  • Arbor Day celebration
  • Award program
  • BCC agendas
  • Business Outreach focus
  • Canopy analysis
  • Capital projects update
  • Comprehensive Plan policies
  • County design guidelines
  • DSAC coordination
  • Education
celebrating trees
Celebrating Trees
  • Arbor Day, April 2012
    • Celery Fields Mound
    • Tree planting
    • Tatum Ridge Elementary
  • Arbor Day, April 2013
    • Education focus
    • Partnership with Extension

Pruning for Tree Health

(6 attendees)

    • Commercial Focused

Tree School (60 attendees)

  • Tree City USA Designation 22nd Year
tree convocation 2012
Tree Convocation 2012
  • November 2012 at Twin Lakes Park
  • Welcome stakeholder input
  • Inform STAC discussions.
  • Suggest County/STAC priorities
    • 51 attendees
      • 12 STAC members
      • 19 members of the public
      • 7 IFAS Extension staff
      • 13 County staff
  • Follow-up web survey
      • 27 participants
tree convocation event
Tree Convocation Event
  • Results: https://scginternet.scgov.net/AdvisoryBoards/Pages/STAC.aspx
  • Valuable community input
  • Feedback focused on
    • Exotic and invasive plant species
    • Fruit trees
    • Outreach and education
    • Planning strategies
    • Planting practices
    • Proper tree care and management
  • What are we doing with this information?
    • Informing our discussions
    • Seeking BCC engagement
education
Education
  • Tree Website
    • A to Z: Trees
    • www.scgov.net/trees
    • New improved website
    • Links to tree related educational materials
  • Coordination with Extension
  • Arbor Day Event connection
  • Possible future focus areas
    • Homeowners Guide
    • Tree care
concept to consider sarasota tree and canopy awards
Concept to consider Sarasota Tree And Canopy Awards
  • Recognize best tree practices in the community
  • Encourage proper planting and pruning practices
  • Engage businesses
  • Administered by STAC
  • Applications/nominations
  • Recognition at STAC
planning for the future
Planning for the Future
  • Comprehensive Plan ENV Policy 4.6.12. sets a tree canopy coverage goal of 40% within urban service boundary.
  • Past information/planning documents:
    • 2004 Urban Ecosystem Analysis.
    • 2006 DRAFT Urban Forestry Management Plan.
    • 2007 -2011 DRAFT Urban Forestry Five Year Strategic Plan.
  • Opportunity to revisit and explore new “report.”
new report
New Report
  • Updated canopy analysis (e.g. i-tree)
  • STAC supports:
    • History of STAC
    • Provide results of canopy analysis
    • List canopy goals
    • Review strategic plans, keep worthy goals
    • How are we working towards these goals
      • Canopy roads, street trees, planting projects, proper tree care,

education, permitting overview

    • Public engagement process
    • Promote partnerships, collaboration, business awareness
    • User-friendly, education focused
      • Example: Sarasota Bay Estuary Program State of the Bay
questions
Questions

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Canopy Management Discussion

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