To apply for the Shade Tree Commission, please complete and submit a Citizen Leadership Form (click here for form) to the Township Clerk’s office.
Address: 65 Mt. Hope Rd., Rockaway, NJ 07866
Fax: (973) 627-1081
Shade Tree Commission
Member: 1 year terms, expiring annually on December 31st each year - Appointed by the Mayor
Township Code 2-31.1. Members; term.
There shall be a Shade Tree Commission consisting of five members appointed by the Mayor. All appointments shall be for a term of one year.
Township Code 2-31.2. Authority.
The Commission shall perform the functions and have the authority and powers as heretofore established by ordinance and in accordance with the general law, N.J.S.A. 40:64-1 et seq. Further, the Shade Tree Commission shall give such advice as may be requested by the Mayor, the Council, the Planning Board of the Township and the Board of Adjustment of the Township.