Shade Tree Advisory Committee

The Shade Tree Advisory Committee is appointed by the Common Council and charged with creating an inventory of the City's significant historic and landmark trees. 

The committee makes recommendations for preservation of landmark and historic trees and provides input on the city's tree management program.
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Summit Tree Species 2020

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Summit Tree Species 2020

The City of Summit will be planting 250 trees in public areas in 2020, including along our neighborhood streets. Learn more about these beautiful additions to our community.

Regular Committee Meetings

Monthly Meeting
  • DATE: The first Thursday of each month 
  • TIME: 4:30PM
  • PLACE: City Hall - 512 Springfield Avenue
  • PHONE: (908) 273-6404

Committee Members


* Committee members are appointed by the Common Council.
Name Title / Role
John Linson City Forester
John Kilby Chair
Aaron Schrager Acting Director, Department of Community Services
Karin Pittle-Gale Member
Sarah Meiring Member
Stephen Bowman Common Council Liaison
UNFILLED SADC Member
John Zucker Planning Board Representative
UNFILLED Builder/Architect Representative
Oliver Rodriguez Builder/Architect Representative
Marc Montefusco Reeves-Reed Arboretum Representative

Photos of Trees Around Summit

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