Lakes, Vegetation and Landscaping Committee – 2021

Meeting Info

Archived Years
2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017

January 14, 2021
February 11, 2021
February 22, 2021 – 9:00 AM Special Meeting
March 11, 2021
April 8, 2021
May 12, 2021
June 10, 2021
July 8, 2021
August 12, 2021
September 9, 2021
October 7, 2021
November 11, 2021
December 9, 2021

Appointment

Six faculty members, three appointed by the President, or the President’s designee and three elected by the Senate from the faculty at large, plus one student member. (7 members).

Chair

Chair elected by committee. This election will take place during the last meeting of the committee in each spring semester so that committee leadership will be in place at the beginning of the following academic year.

Responsibilities

Committee is responsible for items that affect the use of University lakes, including guidelines for use of such lakes in order to preserve their ecological integrity and research capabilities, and the management and well being of natural areas containing non-domesticated plants and animals. It provides recommendations concerning enforcement of policies regarding the removal of trees and other vegetation. It provides input to the University Land Use and Facilities Planning Committee regarding planning of major landscape elements such as green space, open space, and significant architectural features to ensure their compatibility with existing and planned landscaping and master planning. It provides recommendations to the Vice President for Business Affairs about construction on campus, specifically concerning: programming, including general site suitability having an impact on trees, landscape, natural areas and lakes; schematic design, including tree removal, plans for transplants, replacements and/or mitigation based on building footprint, utility corridors and other construction activities; and design development including new landscaping, appropriateness and inclusion of any mitigation for tree removal.

Term

3 years / 1 year – student

Related Resources

Meeting Dates/Times

Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month – 316 Stadium Conference Room – 9:00am
NOTE: Due to COVID-19, meetings will be held via Zoom teleconferencing until further notice. For meeting information, please contact Linda Dixon at Ldixon@ufl.edu or call the main PDC phone number at (352) 273-4000.