9/19/2017 - Members Wanted - Public Tree Board

The Borough of Lodi's "Public Tree Board" is looking for members.

The Public Tree Board shall be made up on seven (7) members, who are to be residents of the Borough. Members will be appointed by the Mayor with consent of the Council. Once appointed, members will serve a three (3) year term. Members of the Public Tree Board shall serve without compensation.

It shall be the responsibility of the board to:

  • Study, investigate, develop and update annually a written suggested plan for the planting, pruning, care, preservation, replanting, removal or disposition of trees and shrubs in parks, along streets and in other public areas
  • Develop, supplement and amend as required, a set of written planting specifications, consistent with existing ordinances, which shall regulate soil requirements, mechanics of planting, spacing, bed preparation, and other matters of reasonable concern with respect to planting of street trees and park trees
  • Develop, supplement and amend as required, a table or list which shall recommend preferable species of trees, bushes, shrubs, ground covers and other plants suitable for use for various purposes and under various conditions within the Borough of Lodi
  • Consider, investigate, make findings, report and/or recommend upon any special matter within the scope of its work when requested by the Borough Manager

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Public Tree Board please follow the link below and complete the brief application. Public Tree Board Application