Street trees are Parks responsibility per SMC 12.30.010 which states: “It shall be the responsibility of the director of the parks, recreation and cultural services department (hereafter “director”) to manage and oversee the planting, care, maintenance and removal of all trees on all streets, rights-of-way, and city-owned public property within the city limits in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. [Ord. 617 § 1, 2012]”. However, clearance around overhead wires is not perform by City personnel. This is a specialized service performed by certified line-trimmers hired by the appropriate service provider; ie. power, phone, cable, etc.
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