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Saturday, February 28, 2015

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City considers new conservation option

The Oxford Board of Aldermen are considering the addition of a new conservation development section in city code to allow developers to design developments around hilly terrain to save Oxford’s tree canopy. (February 18, 2015, Page 1A)

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    Tree census planned for fall

    The Oxford Tree Board, along with volunteers from the MSU Extension Service and Ole Miss, will be conducting a tree inventory of trees on city rights-of way and parks and using satellite pictures to conduct a tree canopy study this fall. (September 5, 2014, Page 1)

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      City, hospital discuss tree removal

      Officials from the city of Oxford, Tree Board and Baptist Memorial Hospital met Wednesday to discuss the amount of trees being removed off the site of the future regional hospital. (March 7, 2013, Page 1, 10)

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        Tree compromise OK’d for parking lot

        The Oxford Planning Commission reconsidered and approved a variance Monday to the owners of Oxford East Shopping Center that will allow them to plant fewer trees in the parking lot than required in the city’s landscaping ordinance and granted a parking lot variance  to Rainbow Cleaners, allowing them to have fewer parking spaces at its new spot than required in the city ordinance since most of the traffic is short term and the drive-through window reduces the need for parking. (December 14, 2010, Page 1)

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