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PolicyElementDescription

Strategy

Takereasonablemeasurestoreducerisksof Departmenttakesreasonablemeasurestoreducerisks urbanforestelementsthatimpactpublic ofurbanforestelementsthatimpactpublichealthand healthandsafety. safety.

PCMͲ7Partnerships

PCMͲ8PublicSafety

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Departmentpartnerswithfederal,state,regional,and localgovernmentaljurisdictions,communitynonprofit organizations,CityofAustindepartments,theprivate sectorandotherstoincreasethereplenishment, maintenance,andcareofAustin’surbanforestwhile complyingwiththeCity'splantingpriorities.

Partnerwithfederal,state,regional,andlocal governmentaljurisdictions,community nonprofitorganizations,CityofAustin departments,theprivatesectorandothersto increasethereplenishment,maintenance,and careofAustin’surbanforestwhilecomplying withtheCity'splantingpriorities.

PCMͲ6Landscape Maintenance ManagementPlans

Duetothecommunityvalueofprominent Duetothecommunityvalueofprominenttrees,the trees,additionalwatering,careand departmentprovidesadditionalwatering,careand PCMͲ9ProminentTrees maintenance,andprotectionshallbeprovided maintenance,andprotectionaccordingtothe accordingtotheStandardsofCareandBest StandardsofCareandBestManagementPractices. ManagementPractices.

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Ensurethattreesandvegetationareproperly Departmentensuresthattreesandvegetationare caredforandsurvive,bothduringthetimethe properlycaredforandsurvive,bothduringthetime plantisbecomingestablishedandin theplantisbecomingestablishedandinperpetuity. perpetuity.Meansfordoingthisinclude Meansfordoingthisincludelandscapemanagement landscapemanagementplans,maintenance plans,maintenanceagreements,StandardsofCare, agreements,StandardsofCare,and/or and/ormonitoring,especiallyduringperiodsof monitoring,especiallyduringperiodsof insufficientrainfall. insufficientrainfall.

Section1.PLANTING,CARE,ANDMAINTENANCE Planting,care,andmaintenancepoliciesarerelatedtotheconsiderationofexistingpublicurbanforestresources andproactiveplanningforsustainablefutureurbanforestresources,whileunderstandinginherentconflict betweenactivesiteuseandhealthyforests.

PolicyElement

Didyou Pleaseprovideashort ActionStatus performthis descriptionofactionstaken *Pulldown Actionscore actionasa toachievethisstrategyand menu resultof anyrelateddocumentation AUFP?

Appendix B - Department Operational Plan Template

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Profile for Austin Urban Forestry Program

Austin's Urban Forest Plan: A Master Plan for Public Property  

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Austin's Urban Forest Plan: A Master Plan for Public Property  

Today, urban forests are increasingly considered an element of a much larger green infrastructure network. Within this network, the urban fo...

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