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Notices of Intent to Remove/Replace Street & Park Trees 

 

Date: December 2, 2005 

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the Indian Laurel Fig (Ficus microcarpa ‘Nitida’) located in the Neilson Way parking lot adjacent to the alley behind 2820 Main St.   

The removal is due to extensive root damage and loss as a result of the installation of underground infrastructure by the Los Angeles County Public Works (L.A.C.P.W.).  The root loss has left this tree in a structurally unstable condition. 

The replacement tree will be a 48” box Indian Laurel Fig (Ficus microcarpa ‘Nitida’).  

The complete removal will be done in approximately seven (7) days from the date of this notice. 

For questions or concerns regarding this matter call Walt Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974. 

E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net  


Date: November 30, 2005  

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the following street trees.  

  • 951 Ocean Ave. - California Fan Palm (Washingtonia filifera). 

Palm is dead and has no canopy.  The replacement tree will be a palm species.  

  • 722 21st St. – Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis). 

Palm is dead from Fusarium Wilt.  The replacement tree will be a palm of a different species. 

  • 475 17th St., Marguerita side #2 and #4 – Canary Island Date Palms (Phoenix canariensis). 

Palms are dead from Fusarium Wilt. The replacement trees will be palms of a different species. 

  • 527 23rd St. – California Sycamore (Platanus racemosa). 

This trees growth pattern over the street is below the legal vehicle clearance height of 14 ft. 6 in. (The existing height is 13 ft. 7 in.).  There are no pruning applications that will alleviate this condition.  There is no room for a replacement tree at this location. 

  • 1130 20th St. – Indian Laurel Fig (Ficus microcarpa ‘Nitida’). 

This tree is in an advanced state of decline as a result of root pruning through its life.  There is no room at this location for a replacement tree. 

  • 616 23rd St. – Bottle Tree (Brachychiton populneus). 

This tree is leaning and heaving up the soil.  These factors indicate an unstable condition.  The replacement tree will be Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora). 

  • 911 14th St. – Carob (Ceratonia siliqua). 

A split in the trunk with dead wood and a slight trunk lean indicates a potential for failure. The replacement tree will be Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora ‘Samuel Sommer’).  

The work will be done in approximately fourteen days from the date of this notice. 

Replacement trees will be planted as part of the City Of Santa Monica’s tree replacement program in the fall of 2006. 

For questions or concerns regarding these matters call Walt Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net 


Date: November 16, 2005  

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing two (2) Carrot Wood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) trees located in the street right-of-way adjacent to 711 Olympic Blvd. due to the construction of the new postal center.   

The replacement trees will be two (2) 48” box Carrot Wood trees supplied by the contractor. 

The work will be done in approximately fourteen (14) days from the date of this notice. 

For questions or concerns regarding this matter call Walt Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974. 

E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net
 
 


Date:  November 14, 2005 

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the following Moreton Bay Figs(Ficus macrophylla). 

  • 2501 (@ driveway), 2029, 2154 #1, and 2407 La Mesa Drive. 

 It has been determined that root pruning performed for sidewalk repairs and past construction has negatively affected the root zones of these trees which has led to their decline.   

  • 1615 San Vicente Blvd. – Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora). 

The tree is dead.  The replacement tree will be Magnolia grandiflora ‘Samuel Sommer’. 

*These removals are scheduled to take place in late November or early December 2005.  At the same time, all the trees on the block will be pruned. 

*The contractor will notify residents in the neighborhood several days prior to work start.  

*The replacement trees will be Moreton Bay Figs planted as part of the City Of Santa Monica tree planting program commencing in early 2006.  

For questions or concerns regarding these matters call Walt Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974. 

E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net      


Date:  October 27, 2005  

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the Blue Gum Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) located in Palisades Park across from 1535 Ocean Avenue.   

The fruiting bodies of sulfur fungus (Laetiporus sulphureus) found growing on the trunk indicates extensive internal decay.  

The complete removal will be done in approximately seven (7) days from the date of this notice.   

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Supt. or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974. 

E-mail: walter.warriner @smgov.net   


Date: October 11, 2005 

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the following street trees. 

  • 2245 Cloverfield Blvd. – Indian Laurel Fig (Ficus microcarpa ‘Nitida’).  Past root pruning for sidewalk repair has left this tree in this state of decline.  Tree is surviving on stored reserves.  The replacement tree will be Grecian Laurel (Laurus nobilis).
     
     
  • 422 19th Street – Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica). Tree is dead.  The replacement tree will be the same species.
     
     
  • 1219 California Ave. – Victorian Box (Pittosporum undulatum). Tree is dead due to root decay.  The replacement tree will be Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora).
     
     
  • 2430 25th Street – Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius). Root crown decay from past root pruning for sidewalk repair.  The replacement tree will be Goldenrain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata).
     
     
  • 2201 7th Street – Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius). Tree is dead from line trimmer blight.  The replacement tree will be California Pepper (Schinus molle).
     
     
  • 519 21st Place – Deodar Cedar (Cedrus deodara). Tree has been growing at an unnatural 45 degree angle. A hazard to pedestrian traffic. The replacement tree will be the same species.
     
     
  • 1117 #1 & #2, 1120 Pacific Street – River She-Oaks (Casuarina cunninghamiana).  Trees have died of unknown causes.  The replacement trees will be the same species’. 

This work will begin in approximately fourteen (14) days from the date of this notice.  Replacement trees will be planted as part of the City Of Santa Monica’s tree replacement program in the fall of 2006. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these matters call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Supt. or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974. 

E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net 


Date: July 14, 2005  

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the following street trees. 

345 25th St. – Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica).  This tree has reached the end of its useful lifespan and is potentially unstable.  The replacement tree will be the same species. 

2652 32nd St. – Indian Laurel Fig (Ficus microcarpa ‘Nitida’).  This tree is in decline due to past root pruning for sidewalk repairs.  The replacement tree will be the Maidenhair Tree (Ginkgo biloba). 

502 16th St. – Carob (Ceratonia siliqua).  Structurally unstable due to evident root and trunk decay.  The replacement tree will be Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica). 

1824 12th St. – Carolina Laurel Cherry (Prunus caroliniana).  This tree has reached the end of its useful lifespan.  The replacement tree will be Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia). 

617 14th St. – Monterey Pine (Pinus radiata).  Tree is in decline due to infestation of pine borers.  The replacement tree will be Canary Island Pine (Pinus canariensis). 

1455 Berkeley St., Broadway side #1 and #2 – Red Flowering Gum (Eucalyptus ficifolia).  The adjacent developer has been given permit by the City to remove these two trees and replace with four 24” box Coral Gums (Eucalyptus torquata). 

1028 24th St. – Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius).  Tree is dead and the structural stability is of concern.  The replacement tree will be the Goldenrain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata). 

2128 Delaware Ave., 22nd St. side #2 and #3 – Siberian Elms (Ulmus pumila).  These trees have reached the end of their useful lifespan.  The replacement trees will be Chinese Elms (Ulmus parvifolia). 

These removals will begin in approximately 14 days from the date of this notice.   

The replacements will be a part of the City’s annual tree planting program in the fall of 2005. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these matters call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Urban Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974. 

E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net   


Date: June 22, 2005  

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the following street trees.  The work will be done in approximately 14 days from the date of this notice. 

·         212 Marine St. – (2) New Zealand Christmas Trees (Metrosideros excelsus), (1) Fern Pine (Podocarpus gracilior) on Main St. side.  These trees have been damaged beyond repair by ongoing construction and will each be replaced by the contractor with the same species.  

·         363 17th St.Victorian Box (Pittosporum undulatum). Structurally unstable condition due to root decay. Replacement species will be Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora).   

·         323 10th St. – Carob (Ceratonia siliqua).  Extensive root decay.  Unstable condition. Replacement species will be Cork Oak (Quercus suber). 

·         509 20th St. – Deodar Cedar (Cedrus deodara).  Tree has grown at an unnatural and unsafe angle.  Structurally unstable.  Replacement species will be the same. 

·         1750 Euclid St.Holly Oak (Quercus ilex).  Extensive root decay.  Unstable condition.  Replacement species will be the same. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Urban Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974. 

E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net 


Date: June 6, 2005 

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the following City trees. 

    2 Canary Island Date Palms (Phoenix canariensis).  

 

    4 Mexican Fan Palms (Washingtonia robusta).   

These trees are located in the parking lot adjacent to 1647 and 1659 Appian Way.  All six trees are most likely the result of urban wildlife.  These volunteer trees have outgrown their sites and are now causing structural damage to concrete walls, wood fences and a public street light.      

The work will be done in approximately fourteen (14) days from this dated notice. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974.   

E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net  


Date: May 24, 2005  

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the following street trees.    

  • 848 22nd Street – Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius).  Tree is dead.  The replacement tree will be Goldenrain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata). 
  • 2215 and 2223 Marine Street – Indian Laurel Figs (Ficus microcarpa ‘nitida’).   Trees have declined past recovery from previous root pruning for sidewalk repair.  The replacement trees will be Chinese Elm (Ulmus parvifolia ‘Drake’). 
  • 1324 Pine Street – Indian Laurel Fig  (Ficus microcarpa ‘nitida’).  Tree has declined past recovery from previous root pruning for sidewalk repair.  The replacement tree will be Grecian Laurel (Laurus nobilis). 

The work will be done in approximately fourteen (14) days from the date of this notice.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding these matters call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974.  E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net 


Date: May 6, 2005  

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing three (3) Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) trees and two (2) Mexican Fan Palms (Washingtonia robusta) located on the old RAND Corporation property across the street from City Hall.  

The work will be done in approximately fourteen (14) days from the date of this notice.   

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974. 

E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net 


Date: May 4, 2005 

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the following street trees.  

  • 217 19th Street – Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica). 

 

This tree has extensive root and trunk decay with an unbalanced canopy.  The replacement tree will be the same species.  

  • 827 6th Street #1 and #3 – Southern Magnolia’s (Magnolia grandiflora).  Both trees are experiencing unrecoverable decline from root decay. The replacement trees will be Magnolia grandiflora ‘Samuel Sommer’. 

The work will be done in approximately seven (7) days from the date of this notice.  The date of replacements has not been determined as of yet. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these matters call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974.  

 E-mail: walt.warriner@smgov.net 


Date: April 28, 2005 

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management division will be removing the declining Italian Stone Pine (Pinus pinea) located in Hotchkiss Park on the 3rd Street side.  The tree is infested with pine bark borers, evidenced by the ‘shot holes’ found from the lower trunk to the upper leaders.  Removal is critical in order to minimize spread of these insects to the adjacent stand of pines. 

The work will be done in approximately seven (7) days from the date of this notice.  

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974. 

E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net 


 Date: April 26, 2005 

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing and replacing the following street trees. 

·        1653 Franklin – Carob (Ceratonia siliqua).  Tree is dead.  The replacement tree will be Chinese Elm (Ulmus parvifolia). 

·         1351 Hill Street – Carob (Ceratonia siliqua).  Root crown and trunk decay.  The replacement tree will be Crape Myrtle ‘Muskogee’ (Lagerstroemia indica).   

·         1116 Pacific – River She-Oak (Casuarina cunninghamiana).  Tree is dead.  The replacement tree will be same species. 

·         1405 Washington – Carob (Ceratonia siliqua).  Root decay.  The replacement tree will be Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora).   

·         907 and 1116   24th  Street – Brazilian Peppers (Schinus terebinthifolius).  Both trees are dead.  Replacement trees will be @907 24th - Maidenhair Tree (Ginkgo biloba) and  @1116 24th – Goldenrain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata).     

·         1807 Montana Blvd. – Fern Pine (Podocarpus gracilior).  Tree is dead.  Replacement will be same species. 

·         621 25th Street – Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica).  Tree has declined from root decay and will not survive.  Tree replacement will be same species. 

The work will be done in approximately fourteen (14) days from the date of this notice.  The tree replacement dates have not been determined at this time. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these matters call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974.  

 E-mail: walt.warriner@smgov.net   


Date: April 18, 2005 

The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the following city street tree. 

  • 1600 Lincoln Blvd. tree #3 – American Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua).  This tree is being removed in order to replace the existing curb adjacent to Taft Way with an A.D.A. (American Disabilities Act) required wheelchair ramp.  The tree will not be replaced.   

  •  The work will be done in approximately ten (10) days from the date of this notice. 

    If you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community   Forest   Supervisor at (310) 458-8974
    E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net
     

     


     

    Date: April 7, 2005 

    The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the following street trees.  

    • 418 9th Street – Aleppo Pine (Pinus halepensis). 

    Major decline is occurring due to extensive trunk decay and root deterioration.  The replacement tree will be Canary Island Pine (Pinus canariensis).  

    • 403 9th Street – Carob (Ceratonia siliqua). 

    Limb dieback and visible surface root decay.  The replacement tree will be Canary Island Pine (Pinus canariensis). 

    The work will be done in approximately fourteen (14) days from the date of this notice.  Date of tree replacements have not been determined as of yet. 

    If you have any questions or concerns regarding these matters call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974.  E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net    


     

    Date: February 2, 2005  

    The Community and Cultural Services Department, Open Space Management Division will be removing the Canary Island date palm (Phoenix canariensis) located in the street right-of-way adjacent to 475 20th Street, Marguerita side #2.   

    It has been determined that this palm is structurally unstable due to  Thielaviopsis trunk rot, a fungus that causes the disintegration of the trunk.  The replacement species and time of replacement has not been determined yet.      

    The work will be done in approximately seven (7) days from the date of this notice.  If you have any questions regarding this matter call Walter Warriner, Community Forest and Public Landscape Superintendent or Johnny Aguila, Community Forest Supervisor at (310) 458-8974.   

    E-mail: walter.warriner@smgov.net or john.aguila@smgov.net   

     

 

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