Councillor Don Palmer Providing Local Leadership & Working for You

The results of the consultation on the Dunrobin Street Streetscape are in.

There is a clear majority NOT in favour of removing the trees in this street and replacing them with a new species. Not that I was around way back but I believe this is in keeping with a previous survey some years back.

We have also received summaries of the independent arborist report on all the trees in this street and the building inspection report on cracking in houses suspected to be caused by trees in the street. These reports indicated

1    That two trees do need removal due to poor health and structure and some need pruning.
2    The concerns regarding cracking are ill founded.

Jennie and I will be discussing and reviewing this at our ward briefing later this week with senior management from Council’s administration.