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Urban Forestry

Tree Preservation Ordinance

 


Urban Forestry Management Plan

  • Funding Source: California Department of Forestry and Fire (Calfire)
  • Purpose: To develop a comprehensive plan for the care, maintenance, and enhancement of the City's urban forest.  The project will result in the adoption of an Urban Forestry Management Plan and will provide sustainable policies and recommendations for the public spaces and greenways within the City.
  • Completion Date: June of 2011
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Urban Forestry Education Center

  • Funding Source:  California Department of Forestry and Fire (Calfire)
  • Purpose:  To create a linear educational experience within the existing sidewalk along the entire length of Valley Boulevard.  The project will result in the installation of twelve interactive demonstration stations and information kiosks and 100 new street trees.
  • Completion Date: June of 2011

 


SCAQMD Tree Partnership

  • Funding Source:  South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD)
  • Purpose:  To establish a greenway along the entire length of Valley Boulevard and to provide employment opportunities within the field of sustainability to local high school and college students.  The project will result in the installation of 240 new street trees and will provide over 3,000 hours of paid employment for local youth.
  • Completion Date:  November of 2012

 


Urban Agriculture Initiative

  • Funding Source:  State of California's Strategic Growth Council (SGC)
  • Purpose:  The initiative includes a pilot program and will result in the development of sustainable food production policies within the City.  Key topics that will be addressed include food security, access to healthy food, and the facilitation of public and private gardens.
  • Completion Date:  September 2014
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Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program

  • Funding Source:  California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
  • Purpose:  To improve air quality and beautify neighborhoods in close proximity to major freeways and/or interstates.  The project will result in the installation of 400 street trees in the residential neighborhoods east of Santa Anita Avenue, north of the I-10 Freeway, west of Peck Road, and south of Ramona Boulevard
  • Completion Date:  June of 2015
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

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City Hall West
11333 Valley Boulevard
El Monte, CA. 91731-3293
 
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How are we doing?

 
Map of Major Planning Projects
 

Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

Architectural and Landscape Review Services RFQ

Attachment: Exhibits

Exhibit5 - Conflict of Interest 

 
Request for Proposals (RFP)

EIR Peer Review for Arcadia Logistics Center (RFP)

Attachments - Exhibits