Re: [Chat] Trees and tree pits

2015-07-30 Thread John
It is usually the property owner's responsibility to maintain the tree wells and the sidewalk. From what I recall, homeowners seeking trees from the City of Baltimore or Tree Baltimore usually sign an agreement to care for the tree before one will be planted. John On Jul 30, 2015, at 8:51

[Chat] Trees and tree pits

2015-07-30 Thread Melissa Schober
So while the new trees/tree pits are a nice addition, who is responsible for maintenance? We have two bald cypresses newly installed. We can water pretty easily though with water rates going up and up I'm a little hesitant. But the bigger problem is weeds. They attract rats and trash. Are

Re: [Chat] Trees and tree pits

2015-07-30 Thread Linda Forlifer
It's definitely the property owner/resident adjacent who is responsible for maintenance of sidewalk, tree lawn, gutter cleaning, and alley. That responsibility includes paying for new concrete when the city deems it necessary, mowing grass, weeding, picking up trash, clearing snow and ice from

Re: [Chat] Trees and tree pits

2015-07-30 Thread Judy Berlin
Linda, can this be posted to ND? Sent from my iPad On Jul 30, 2015, at 10:29 AM, Linda Forlifer lforli...@gmail.com wrote: It's definitely the property owner/resident adjacent who is responsible for maintenance of sidewalk, tree lawn, gutter cleaning, and alley. That responsibility

Re: [Chat] trees and pits

2015-07-30 Thread Melissa Schober
I get the owner would be responsible if s/he requested a tree. I didn't. The city showed up, spray painted the sidewalk, dug a tree pit (and left it for weeks), then planted two bald cypress trees. What about folks who can't maintain for physical reasons? Surely I cannot be responsible for all