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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            02-15-2005        12-31-2019
235 Windsor Ave                                                   12-01-2009
*Winter Address
1607 Dons Avenue
Hazelton, Pa 18201
Jay Schatz, Chair                        5 years              07-16-1990       12-31-2016
34 Gurney Street

Sue Wichterman                         5 years              09-04-2007       12-31-2017
1441 Delaware Avenue          
Fiore Mannella                         5 years             07-01-2008      12-31-2017
1314 Texas Avenue
Barbara Preminger                     5 years              01-06-2009       12-31-2017
811 Columbia Ave.                       
(Filled the unexpired term of
David Smith)
Timothy Swanson                      5 years            12-07-2010      12-31-2017
1006 Maryland Ave.  
Al Beale                                     5 years            04-21-2015      12-31-2018
(Filling the unexpired term of Bill Zackey)
ALTERNATE NO. 2         
Kyle Kulkowitz                           5 years            10-20-2015      12-31-2018
(filling the unexpired term of Herb Pharo)
Roger Furlin
Dana Oberkofler
Second Thursday of each month in City Hall -            2:00 P. M.

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