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UFͲ10UrbanForester Support

UFͲ9Contracts

ProvidesupporttotheUrbanForesterand otherdepartmentstomeetmandated directivesassignedtotheUrbanForester.

DepartmentprovidessupporttotheUrbanForester andotherdepartmentstomeetmandateddirectives assignedtotheUrbanForester.

Retaincontractorswhohavedemonstrated Whenoutsourcingurbanforestmanagementonpublic property,thedepartmentincludescontractprovisions qualificationstoperformurbanforest requiringdemonstratedexperienceandqualifications. managementaccordingtoCityofAustin StandardsofCareandindustrybestpractices whenoutsourcingtreecareandmaintenance. Departmentensuresthatcontractsinclude Incorporatesuchstandardsandbestpractices specificationsthatalignwiththeCityofAustin intocontractspecifications. StandardsofCareandurbanforestbestpractices.

Departmentemploysqualifiedindividualsforallstaff engagedinurbanforestmanagement,care,and Employqualifiedindividualsforallstaff engagedinurbanforestmanagement,care, maintenance,andprovidesregulartrainingtomaintain andmaintenance,andprovideregulartraining qualificationsuptoandaboverecognizedstandards andbestpractices. tomaintainqualificationsuptoandabove UFͲ8StaffQualifications recognizedstandardsandbestpractices. andTraining Ensurethatdecisionsarebeingmadeand maintenanceisbeingperformedaccordingto Departmentensuresthatdecisionsarebeingmadeand CityofAustinStandardsofCareandindustry maintenanceisbeingperformedaccordingtoCityof AustinStandardsofCareandindustrybestpractices. bestpractices.

PoliciesrelatedtoCityorganizationalstructureandstaffinglevels,staffqualifications,involvementofCity forestrystaffinotherCitydisciplinesandfunctions,andfundingforurbanforestprogramsandefforts.

Section4.URBANFORESTMANAGEMENTFRAMEWORK

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Appendix B - Department Operational Plan Template

Profile for Austin Urban Forestry Program

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...

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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