Created by Ordinance #1110 adopted in 1973 to consist of 3 members and amended by 1516-85 (increased to 5 members) & 604-99 (increased member to 7 members & 2 alternates #1 & #2 - all borough residents appointed by the Mayor for 5 year terms.)
Victoria Kilpatrick, Council Liaison
2017 Board Members
Anne Marie Kolb
Joyce Major, Chairperson
April 22 2017 - In celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, the Shade Tree Commission will be distributing free seedlings to anyone interested in beautifying their property. A variety of trees will be available and can be picked up between the hours of 9:00 am and 12:00 pm at Kennedy Park.
?Rain Date for this event is March 29th.
2017 Meeting Schedule
3rd Thursdays of the Month at 7:30PM, unless otherwise noted
January 19, 2017
February 16, 2017
March 16, 2017
April 20, 2017
May 18, 2017
June 15, 2017
July 20, 2017
August 17, 2017
September 21, 2017
October 19, 2017
November 16, 2017
December 21, 2017
Notices Regarding Ash Trees/Emerald Ash Borers
Identifying Ash Trees
Managing Emerald Ash Borer
Arbor Day in Sayreville 2010
Sayreville’s Shade Tree Commission conducted tree plantings with the Boy Scouts and Shade Tree Chairman Rich Herban conducted an educational seminar.
Accepting the award (from left to right) is Councilman Ken Kelly, Shade Tree Member Laurie Occhi, Shade Tree Member Phil Emma and State Forester James S. Barresi.
Borough of Sayreville is awarded
Tree City USA
The Tree City USA program, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters, provides direction, technical assistance, public attention, and national recognition for urban and community forestry programs in thousands of towns and cities that more than 135 million Americans call home.
The many benefits of being a Tree City include creating a framework for action, education, a positive public image, and citizen pride.
The award was presented to Sayreville during New Jersey’s 61st Arbor Day Celebration held in Newark on April 30, 2010.