Crosscut: Inside the tumultuous debate behind Seattle’s tree ordinance
Inside the tumultuous debate behind Seattle’s tree ordinance
by Eric Scigliano / Crosscut / September 1, 2023
from the article…
While the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties tried first to appeal, then to shape Seattle’s proposed Tree Protection Ordinance last year, one of its members staged another, parallel attack. Developer Rob McVicars’ target was not the ordinance but a member of the Urban Forestry Commission, the panel of experts and community representatives that advises Seattle’s mayor and city council on tree policies.