City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
16-O-1390
Quadrennialy Terminated
Dec 4, 2017 1:00 PM

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER FELICIA A. MOORE TO AMEND SECTION 158-66 OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES, ENTITLED "TREE TRUST FUND" TO ACTIVATE SUBSECTIONS (D) AND (E) TO REQUIRE THAT ONE PERCENT OF THE TREE TRUST FUND BE SET ASIDE TO ASSIST SENIOR CITIZENS AND LOW-INCOME HOMEOWNERS WITH THE EMERGENCY REMOVAL OF TREES FROM PRIVATE PROPERTY AND TO REQUIRE THAT ONE HALF PERCENT OF THE TREE TRUST FUND BE SET ASIDE TO SUPPORT THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION AND ATLANTA POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THE REMOVAL OF TREES IN THE CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY AND ON VACANT PRIVATE PROPERTY THAT ENDANGER ADJACENT RESIDENTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Council President Felicia A Moore
Category:Personal PaperFunctions:None Required

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. 19 TREE TRUST FUND

Item Discussion

(Held 7/12/16 by the Committee for additional information, further discussion and a worksession to be scheduled.)

Body

WHEREAS, Ordinance 02-0-0353, adopted by the City Council on March 4, 2002 and approved by the Mayor on March 12, 2002 established the Tree Trust Fund for recompense monies from citizens and developers removing trees in the City of Atlanta ("City") when replacing trees on private property is not feasible; and

 

WHEREAS, since its creation, the Tree Trust Fund has been used to plant trees in City parks and City right-of-way, and allocated to the Departments of Parks and Recreation and Planning and Community Development for the funding of supportive administration costs associated with the enforcement of the Tree Protection Ordinance; and

 

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the City to utilize a portion of the Tree Trust Fund to assist senior citizens and low-income homeowners with emergency tree removal.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, as follows:

 

SECTION 1: That Section 158-66of the City of Atlanta Code of Ordinances, entitled "Tree Trust Fund" is hereby amended to activate subsection (D), which shall read as follows:

 

(d) Recompense for the Tree Trimming and Hazardous Tree Removal Program. A maximum of one percent per year of the fund may be used to assist qualified senior citizens and low-income homeowners with the removal of hazardous trees from private property and replanting of new trees. Applicants requesting assistance for emergency tree removal shall obtain at least 3 bids from vendors that are registered with the City of Atlanta.

 

SECTION 2: That Section 158-66 of the City of Atlanta Code of Ordinances, entitled "Tree Trust Fund" is hereby amended to activate subsection (E), which shall read as follows:

 

(e) Recompense for Department of Parks and Recreation Tree Removal. A maximum of one half percent of the fund per year may be used by the Department of Parks and Recreation and to maintain and purchase equipment, hire personnel, operations associated with the removal of trees

in the City right-of-way. A portion of this funding may also be used for emergency removal of trees by the Atlanta Police Department from vacant property that endangers other occupied properties. Should funds be used to remove trees from vacant property, a lien shall be placed on the property.

 

SECTION 3: That all ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, are hereby repealed.

 

Meeting History

Jul 5, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

REFERRED TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Jul 12, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [5 TO 0]
AYES:Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Michael Julian Bond, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Cleta Winslow
ABSENT:Kwanza Hall
AWAY:Joyce M Sheperd
Jul 18, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 26, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
Aug 15, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Aug 23, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 13, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Sep 19, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 27, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 11, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Michael Julian Bond, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Kwanza Hall, Joyce M Sheperd, Cleta Winslow
Oct 17, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 25, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Michael Julian Bond, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Joyce M Sheperd, Cleta Winslow
ABSENT:Kwanza Hall
Nov 7, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 15, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Michael Julian Bond, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Kwanza Hall, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Cleta Winslow
Nov 21, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 29, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Michael Julian Bond, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Joyce M Sheperd, Cleta Winslow
ABSENT:Kwanza Hall
Dec 5, 2016 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 13, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Michael Julian Bond, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Kwanza Hall, Joyce M Sheperd, Cleta Winslow
Jan 3, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 10, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Joyce M Sheperd, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Andre Dickens
ABSENT:Cleta Winslow, Mary Norwood
Jan 17, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 24, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Cleta Winslow, Mary Norwood, Joyce M Sheperd, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Andre Dickens
Feb 6, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 20, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 28, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Cleta Winslow, Mary Norwood, Joyce M Sheperd, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Andre Dickens
Mar 6, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 14, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Cleta Winslow, Mary Norwood, Ivory Lee Young Jr.
ABSENT:Joyce M Sheperd, Andre Dickens
Mar 20, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 28, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Joyce M Sheperd, Ivory Lee Young Jr.
ABSENT:Cleta Winslow, Andre Dickens
Apr 17, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Apr 25, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [4 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Joyce M Sheperd, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Andre Dickens
AWAY:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Cleta Winslow, Mary Norwood
May 1, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 9, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Cleta Winslow, Joyce M Sheperd, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Andre Dickens
ABSENT:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Mary Norwood
May 15, 2017 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 23, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
Jun 5, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 13, 2017 12:30 PM  Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
Jun 19, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECITON

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 27, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
Jul 5, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 11, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
Jul 17, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 25, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [4 TO 0]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Joyce M Sheperd, Ivory Lee Young Jr.
AWAY:Cleta Winslow, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens
Aug 21, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Aug 29, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 5, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 18, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 26, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [4 TO 0]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Joyce M Sheperd, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Andre Dickens
AWAY:Michael Julian Bond, Cleta Winslow, Mary Norwood
Oct 2, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 10, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Cleta Winslow, Mary Norwood, Joyce M Sheperd, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Andre Dickens
Oct 16, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 24, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
Nov 6, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 14, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [4 TO 0]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Cleta Winslow, Ivory Lee Young Jr.
ABSENT:Mary Norwood, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Andre Dickens
Nov 20, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 28, 2017 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Dec 4, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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AUTOMATICALLY TERMINATED AND FILED PER CHARTER SECTION 2-407 WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:QUADRENNIALY TERMINATED