Shade Tree Commission

The regulation, planting, care and control of shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery upon or in the highways (except county highways), parks or parkways of the borough shall be exercised and be under the authority of the Shade Tree Commission. The commission, to be known as the "Shade Tree Commission of the Borough of Rumson," shall consist of no fewer than five (5) members no more than seven (7) members appointed by the Mayor and shall serve without compensation.

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The Shade Tree Commission of the Borough of Rumson will hold six (6) meetings each year to be held on the second Tuesday of the even-numbered months:

Meeting Dates

February 9, April 13, June 8, August 10, October 12, December 14, 2021
All Shade Tree Commission meetings will be held at 9:00 a.m.
Borough Hall, Council Meeting Room
80 East River Road, Rumson, N.J.

Rumson Borough Full Meeting Schedule

Seated: Stephen Barret, Wayne Greenleaf; Standing: Burke Honnold, William Beattie

Commission Chairman Expiration of Term
Stephen Barrett 12/31/2021
Commission Members Expiration of Term
Thomas Burke Honnold 12/31/2023
William Beattie 12/31/2021
Wayne Greenleaf 12/31/2022
(vacant) 12/31/2022
Fred André, Secretary 732-842-5267
Mark Wellner, DPW Liaison 732-842-8941
Laura Atwell Council Liaison
Thomas Clark Planning Board Member

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