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Public Hearing: Tree Removal at 1500 Geary Boulevard - March 11, 2021

Effective Date
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 10:00am

Notice is hereby given that the SFMTA Hearing Section will hold a remote public hearing via teleconference to consider the item(s) listed below and that said public hearing will be held as follows:

DATE: Thursday, March 11, 2021
TIME: 10:00 AM
LOCATION: Remote meeting via videoconference
TREE LOCATION: 1500 Geary Boulevard at Buchanan Street
Removal of one (1) street tree within the median with replacement

(Staff proposed the removal and the public has protested)

To attend online via Skype, visit: SFMTA.com/1500Geary
Or join by telephone: 888-363-4734 with participant code 7014320#
International call-in number (toll-required): 215-446-3656


In accordance with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s statewide order for all residents to shelter in place and the numerous local and State proclamations, orders and supplemental directions regarding the COVID-19 virus, SFMTA hearings are held through videoconferencing and will provide for remote public comment. As the COVID-19 virus situation evolves, please visit the SFMTA website regularly to be updated on the current situation as it affects public hearings and the department.

Individuals who wish to view shared materials presented during the hearing may join the hearing online by visiting SFMTA.com/1500Geary. To join by phone or to provide public comments you must call in by dialing 888-363-4734, then enter participant code 7014320.

Persons unable to participate in the videoconference may submit written comments regarding the subject matter to SFMTA at:

Attn: Hearing Section, 1 S. Van Ness Ave, 6th Floor, San Francisco, 94103
or HearingsGeneral@SFMTA.com

Comments received before the hearing will be brought to the attention of the hearing officer and made a part of the official public record.

Further information, if desired, on this matter may be obtained prior to the hearing by contacting the SFMTA via email at HearingsGeneral@SFMTA.com


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For project information, please contact:
SFMTA.com/Geary
GearyRapid@SFMTA.com