Shade Tree Commission


Members of the Commission serve a staggered five-year term.

  • Tim Murphy, Chairman
  • Norman L. Lacasse
  • Vacancy
  • Karl Valley
  • John Whaley
  • Rick Wain

Staff Liaison

  • Nick Gehret


The Shade Tree Commission is charged with the custody and control of all trees located in the public rights-of-way of the township. This five-member body prepares ordinances and regulations, develops educational information, and implements programs in support of the township's street trees. The Commission regulates the planting, maintenance, and removal of street trees.