2017 Tree Assessment

California has had several years of severe weather – extreme drought, followed by one of the wettest winters on record. This has unfortunately stressed and damaged trees.

In the interest of public safety, the Town of Hillsborough hired a consulting arborist, Kevin Kielty, to conduct an assessment of trees and shrubs adjacent to Town roadways. The purpose of the inspection was to identify trees near the public roadway that are in a declining condition or in need of maintenance.

Residents with trees in need maintenance and near a public roadway received a letter from the Town describing the tree and type of maintenance needed. The letter also outlined resources available to residents receiving a letter, including:

If you received a letter and have any questions about how to proceed, please contact John Iaquinto at 650-375-7444 or by email.