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COMMISSION MEMORANDUM

TO:Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission 
FROM:Rafael Paz, Acting City Attorney 
DATE:October  13, 2021
 

First Reading

SUBJECT:AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 46 OF THE MIAMI BEACH CITY CODE, ENTITLED "ENVIRONMENT," BY AMENDING ARTICLE Il, ENTITLED "CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF TREES AND PLANTS," BY AMENDING DIVISION 2, ENTITLED "TREE PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION," BY AMENDING SECTION 46-58, ENTITLED “TREE REMOVAL REQUIREMENTS, EXEMPTIONS, AND PROHIBITED SPECIES” TO PROHIBIT REMOVAL OF TREES AND PALMS IDENTIFIED IN LANDSCAPE NEIGHBORHOOD OVERLAYS LISTED WITHIN CHAPTER 126 FROM PUBLIC PROPERTY; AMENDING SECTION 46-63 THEREOF, ENTITLED “CRITERIA AND CONDITIONS FOR HERITAGE TREE DESIGNATION AND HERITAGE TREE REMOVAL AND RELOCATION,” TO PERMIT PALMS OR GROUPING OF PALMS TO QUALIFY FOR DESIGNATION AS HERITAGE TREES IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER SPECIMEN TREES; AND, PROVIDING FOR REPEALER, SEVERABILITY, CODIFICATION, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

ANALYSIS

See attached Commission Memorandum.

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Commissioner Steven Meiner

ATTACHMENTS:
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Commission Memorandum
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