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Shade Tree Commission

The powers of the Commission are those powers specifically authorized by N.J.S.A. 40:64-5. The Commission shall:

a. Exercise 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 are including the planting, trimming, spraying, care and protection thereof.

b. Regulate and control the use of the ground surrounding the same, so far as may be necessary for their proper growth, care and protection.

c. Move or require the removal of any tree, or part thereof, dangerous to public safety.

d. Care for and control such parks and parkways; encourage arboriculture; make, alter, amend and repeal, in the manner prescribed for the passage, alteration, amendment and repeal of ordinances by the City Council, any and all ordinances necessary or proper for carrying out the provisions hereof.

e. Administer treatment to, or remove, any tree situated upon private property which is believed to harbor a disease or insects readily communicable to neighboring healthy trees in the care of the City and enter upon private property for that purpose, with the consent of the owner thereof, provided the suspected condition is first confirmed by certificate issued by or on behalf of the Department of Agriculture.




City of Cape May
Shade Tree Commission
MEMBER                                       TERM            APPT. DATE         EXPIRES
George Ator                        5 years                        02-15-05                        12-31-2014
235 Windsor Ave                                         12-1-09
*Winter Address
1607 Dons Avenue
Hazelton, Pa 18201
Gerry A. Beauchamp                        5 years                        7/1/08                                     12-31-2013
329 Congress Street                        filled the unexpired term of
                                                     Matthew Notch
Jay Schatz, Chair                        5 years                        07-16-90                        12-31-2011
34 Gurney Street

Sue Wichterman                        5 years                        09-04-07                        12-31-2012
1441 Delaware Avenue          
 (filling the unexpired term of C. McAlinden)
Fiore Mannella                        5 years                        07-01-08                        12-31-2012
1314 Texas Avenue
Barbara Preminger                        5 years                        1/6/09                        12-31-2012
811 Columbia Ave.                        filled the unexpired term of
                                                   David Smith
Timothy Swanson                        5 years                        12-7-2010                        12-31-2012
1006 Maryland Ave.                      (filling the unexpired term of
                                                        Raymond Maher)
Herb Pharo                        5 years                        4/5/2011                        12-31-2013
108 Trenton Ave., 2nd floor                        (filling the unexpired term of Tim Swanson)
ALTERNATE NO. 2         
Joan M. Johnson                        5 years                        8/16/2011                        12-31-2012
1341C Virginia Ave.
(filling the unexpired term of Herb Pharo)
Jack Wichterman
Sue Wichterman
Second Thursday of each month in City Hall -            2:00 P. M.

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