Most recent tree inventory (Cambride, MA; 2014)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Public Works Department of Cambridge, MA.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

The most recent inventory of trees and tree plots maintained by the City of Cambridge, including (if possible) location, species, condition, upcoming maintenance, and any other individual information for each tree/potential tree plot

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Sterman, Anne

Ms. Lipton,

Please see the attached response to your recent public records request to the City of Cambridge.

Anne Sterman
Assistant City Solicitor
City of Cambridge
795 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
v 617-349-4133
f 617-349-4134

From: MuckRock

Hi there,

I would like to revisit this request and I'm wondering whether the previously-quoted $22.26 is still an accurate estimate.

Thanks so much,



  • 11/21/2014

    Lipton Tree Inventory Estimate Letter and Request