7/15/2019 10:49:00 AM Georgetown residents value their ash trees
Mickie Tuseth, left, and Jason Ferrie, residents of the Georgetown development, are among the many neighbors in the area concerned about saving the ash trees on their boulevards from the emerald ash borer. Tuseth, who spoke on the issue at the City Council’s June 25 meeting, said she’d like to see David Weinhold, a professional arborist, speak about the situation at the City Council’s next meeting.
On a warm and sunny Wednesday morning last week, neighbors Mickie Tuseth and Jason Ferrie looked over the ash trees in the Georgetown development. Tuseth and Ferrie were among the 35 to 40 residents of the Georgetown and Petersen subdivisions who attended a meeting at Stewartville City Hall on Tuesday evening, June 25. Residents of those areas spoke their minds after receiving a June 11 letter stating that the city of Stewartville planned to cut down all the ash trees on those neighborhoods' boulevards. The letter also reminded the homeowners that they would be prohibited from planting new trees on their boulevards to replace the removed ash trees... For more on this story pick up your copy of the July 16 Stewartville STAR.