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bbgrunt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-25-11 11:01 AM
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151. I had a beautiful historic maple in my front yard
easement that they just came without warning and took down--said it was diseased and dangerous. I screamed and made them stop mid way through the job and called everyone I knew to make them quit....even though they had already gotten past the point of no return.

My complaints were dismissed by the city planner because I had "cursed" at the perpetrators and was said to have generally acted like an insane person. I did, however, get the council to pass procedures providing for notice and for homeowners to have the opportunity for independent consultation and ability to contest their rulings before any other trees were butchered.

I felt raped and swore I could feel that tree's pain. Shortly thereafter they took my whole house through eminent domain. I have since become very detached from my surroundings and lost any sense of control over what I thought I owned or was responsible for.

Your "trim" looks purely malicious. No signs of disease. Like with rape victims, you must pursue this with vigor to regain your power. Good luck and best wishes.
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