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Shade Tree meeting minutes

 

Arbor day Foundation Names Merchantvillle Tree City USA details

 

2016 PROCLAMATION

 

   


 

UpdateSouthern Pine Beetle Suppression Efforts 2_13_12

 


  

Commission meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.

in Boro Hall (One West Maple Avenue);

meeting are open to the public.

 

  

Merchantville Shade Tree Commission

One West Maple Ave. 

Merchantville, NJ 08109

 

856-662-2474 Ext 373 

 

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Member  

Term Expires

Anderson, Joan

12/31/2017

 

Donohue, Kris

  

12/31/2020

Long, John

  

12/31/2018

Mentzer, Kerry

  

12/31/2019

Vacant

12/31/2017

 

Vacant

12/31/2018

 

Vacant

12/31/2019

 

Swann, Katherine

  

Council Liaison 

 

   

Five-year terms; up to seven members 

  

Commission Responsibilities:

  • Removal and/or trimming of curbside and public trees 
  • Planting trees in public and curbside locations 
  • Reporting tree related problems to other Borough agencies 
  • Maintaining Tree City USA status 
  • Conducting Arbor Day ceremonies 
  • Providing tips to the public on general tree maintenance 
  • Providing guidelines for dealing with tree damaged sidewalks
  • Affiliated memorial tree and plaque program 

 

General Information:

 

The Shade Tree Commission may be contacted by leaving a message via the phone number or e-mail address given above. The Commission maintains jurisdiction over all curbside trees (trees between the curb and sidewalk, or within the borough right of way in areas without sidewalks) as well as all public trees (in the parks or on municipal property) in the borough.

 

Memorial trees and plaques can be arranged by contacting the Commission. 

 

 Requests for Authorization for Tree Work:

 

Borough code requires that written authorization be obtained prior to removing a tree or cutting any part of a tree (including roots) under its jurisdiction. This includes trees between the sidewalk and curb. If you are planning to do such work, or to contract to have it done by someone else, complete the authorization for tree work form (see link below) and send or bring it to the Commission’s mailbox at Borough Hall. Include the name of the company doing the work. For pruning of limbs, include the CTE or ISA number of the arborist doing or supervising the work. Your request will be considered at the next meeting of the Commission, and you will be notified of the outcome. We will file the completed application with William Watson, the code enforcement officer, and return a copy to you. 

  

Merchantville Shade Tree Commission Request for Authorization for Tree Work 

  

   

 

Mayor's Corner

edward brennan

 

 October 1, 2016

As we begin to welcome my

favorite  time of year, with

tempatures cooling and

leaves changing, fall brings

a rush of activity and

community events to

Merchantville....Continue