Legal/Public Hearing Notices

Shade Tree Disease Control

City Of Golden Valley
Legal Notice
Shade Tree Disease Control

Pursuant to Golden Valley City Code, Chapter 10, Section 10.50, in conjunction with Minnesota Statutes Chapter 18G.16, the City shall control hazardous trees with Dutch elm or oak wilt diseases on public and private properties.

If a property owner has trees that are tagged, the owner will receive a notice from the Physical Development Department, Forestry Division, allowing 20 days to abate the situation. The notice will outline options for removal and the location for disposal of the diseased or hazardous trees. After the 20-day time limit, the City’s contractor shall be directed by the City to remove the trees. The City will charge the property owner for removal, plus an administrative fee of 20%. Any questions may be directed to the Assistant City Forester at 763-593-3976.

Kristine A. Luedke, City Clerk