RESOLUTION # 09-128

Resolution to approve of cost share of $300 on tree trimming from City ROW
adjacent to Heritage Center.

WHEREAS, The Monticello Heritage Center saw to the removal of a tree located within the City ROW that was dropping branches and posing a risk to the Heritage Center roof, and

WHEREAS, The City normally takes responsibility for trees within the ROW, and removes dead or diseased trees at city expense, and

WHEREAS, The tree removed by the Heritage Center was not necessarily dead or diseased, but was in need of trimming, said trimming resulting in time and expense to the City, and

WHEREAS, In light of savings experienced by the City, by not having to trim the tree, it would not be unreasonable for the City to share in some of the removal expense.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council of Monticello, Iowa does hereby approve of payment to the Monticello Heritage Center in the amount of $300.00, or one-half of the sum expended by the Heritage Center in removing the tree located adjacent to the Heritage Center and in the City ROW.