Shade Tree Commission


  • 7:30 pm
  • Third Wednesday of each month
  • Municipal Building, Cafeteria

View the Shade Tree Commission's meeting calendar.


  • Lisa Doud (Chair)
    Term expires: December 2027
    Term expires: December 2024
  • Elsie Zecchino
    Term expires: December 2025
  •  Richard Mertens
     Term expires: December 2025
  •  Glenn Cantor
     Term expires: December 2026
  • Jerry Barron
    Term expires: December 2028
  • Valerie MacFie
    Term expires: December 2024
  • Brett Dragun, Alternate 1
    Term expires: December 2028
  • Gabriella Comes, Alternate 2
    Term expires:  December 2028

Member Requirements

  • Seven members with five year terms
  • Two alternate members with five year terms


The commission shall have full and exclusive control over the regulation, planting, and care of shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery now located, or which may hereafter be planted in any public highway, park, or parkway, except such as are excluded pursuant to New Jersey Revised Statute Ad-4-1 in the Township of Howell, including the planting, trimming, spraying, care, and protection thereof.



  • O-91-21
  • O-96-38
  • O-04-20