Public Notice – Public Input sought for Tree Preservation and Enhancement Policy

May 25, 2020

Town of Smiths Falls invites public consultation on Tree Preservation and Enhancement Policy

The Town of Smiths Falls recognizes the importance of the community’s urban forest and green spaces and is looking at adopting a Tree Preservation and Enhancement Policy. This draft policy is intended to focus on educating residents, promoting best practices and provide opportunities for municipal leadership in its operations to establish an enhanced and diverse tree canopy coverage within the Town in the coming years.

The Town is inviting public consultation on this initiative. Please take a moment to complete the survey to provide your input and help guide the development of this new policy. The survey is available for completion on Speak Up Smiths Falls at: https://speakupsmithsfalls.com/tree-preservation-and-enhancement-policy.

The survey can also be completed on paper and submitted by email to kgrenke@smithsfalls.ca or at 77 Beckwith St. N. Download a paper copy of the survey here: https://www.smithsfalls.ca/media/2020/05/Tree-Preservation-and-Enhancment-Public-Consultation-Questionnaire.pdf

Surveys must be received before 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2020.