CITY OF NEWPORT ORDINANCE 2013-8
Friday, August 9, 2013 - 11:20pm
CITY OF NEWPORT
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWPORT, MINNESOTA, AMENDING THE CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES CHAPTER 8, SECTION 810.10, PROCEDURES FOR REMOVAL OF INFECTED TREES AND WOOD
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWPORT, MINNESOTA, HEREBY ORDAINS THAT:
Section 810 - Tree Diseases
810.10Procedures for Removal of Infected Trees and Wood.
Subd. 1 Ordinary Procedure. Whenever the Forester finds with reasonable certainty that the infestation defined in Subsections 810.04 and 810.05 exists in any tree or wood in any public or private place in the City, he or she shall proceed as follows:
A.If the Forester finds that the danger of infestation of the tree(s) is not imminent because of dormancy, he or she will determine a specified time as to when the nuisance shall be abated according to the infestation and dormant season. The abutting property owner and/or the owner of the property upon which the tree is located will be notified of the specified time by certified mail.
The Forester shall immediately report the action to the Council, and after the expiration of the time limited by the notice he or she may abate the nuisance by:
1.Abating the nuisance as a public improvement under Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 429.101, or
2.Abating the nuisance as provided in Subsection 810.11.
This Ordinance becomes effective upon its passage and publication according to law.
Adopted by the City Council of the City of Newport, Minnesota on the 1st day of August, 2013.