In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 5, at 10 a.m. on a request to remove one public shade tree at 542 East Sixth Street in South Boston. The hearing will be held by the City of Boston’s Tree Warden (or designee) in the 3rd floor Conference Room of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, Roxbury. The request is for the removal of one Norway maple tree measuring 19 inches dbh (diameter at breast height) due to a shared driveway proposed at 542 East Sixth Street.

Public testimony will be taken at the hearing or may be provided prior to the hearing in writing to the Tree Warden, Boston Parks and Recreation Department, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02118 or by emailing with “South Boston Tree Hearing” in the subject line.  A final decision regarding the request will be made within two weeks of the hearing.  For further information, please contact the Tree Warden at (617) 635-7275.