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Island Savings Centre Commission Approves Removal of Big Leaf Maple Tree
Duncan, BC – At a special meeting held this afternoon, the Island Savings Centre Commission passed the following motion:
“That the Big Leaf Maple Tree be removed and the redesign of the Island Savings Centre parking lot proceed in accordance with Attachment B of the General Manager, Community Services, July 12, 2016 report.”
The decision had been deferred from a July 13, 2016 meeting pending the receipt of more information.
“At the request of the public attending today’s meeting, the Commission agreed to set up a working group,” explained Commission Chair Sharon Jackson.
The Commission passed the following motion:“To provide opportunity for the public to participate in a working group to make decisions on the trunk once the tree is removed and the trunk is relocated, as well as how the tree is honoured.”
Details on the working group will be provided in the near future.