Red Bank Shade Tree Committee

Address

75 Chestnut Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701

County

Monmouth

Telephone

(732) 530-2770

Description

Meetings are held @ 7:00 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of the month in the 3rd Floor Conference Room. 

The mission of the Red Bank Shade Tree Committee is: 

  • To foster and promote arboriculture and the preservation and planting of shade trees within the Borough.

  • To identify and recommend to the Governing Body locations on Borough of Red Bank public land where trees should be planted and tree maintenance would be beneficial. This includes areas where new trees can be planted and existing trees can be pruned or removed if they are dying or present a hazard. The Committee shall recommend a priority of locations where trees should be planted on Borough property.

  • To assist the Governing Body in obtaining grants or other resources for shade tree purposes.

  • To make recommendations to the Code Enforcement Officer, or other responsible enforcement officer, to cite a property owner for the remediation or removal of any trees on private property that are deemed to endanger the public safety, health or welfare.

  • To review applications pending before the Planning Board or Board of Adjustment and make comments and recommendations to the Boards concerning such applications.