Shade Tree Commission

The Shade Tree Commission is composed of three residents of the Borough, appointed by the Borough Council who serve as follows: one member for a term of three years, one for a term of four years and one for a term of five years. On the expiration of the term of any Shade Tree Commissioner, his/her successor is appointed by the Borough Council to serve for a term of five years.

The Shade Tree Commission has exclusive custody and control of the shade trees in the Borough and is authorized to plant, remove, maintain and protect shade trees on public streets and highways in the Borough.

To Email the Shade Tree Commission:

Members of the Malvern shade Tree Commission include:
  • Linda Burton, Chair
  • Joseph Bones
  • Bobbi Tower
2019 Meeting Schedule
Meetings are at Borough Hall, 2nd Floor, Conference Room at 5pm
January 28, 2019 (4th Monday)
February 25, 2019 (4th Monday)
March 18, 2019 (Rescheduled to March 25, 2019)
April 15, 2019
May 20, 2019
June 17, 2019
July 15, 2019
August 19, 2019
September 16, 2019
October 21, 2019
November 18, 2019
December 16, 2019
Meeting Dates Agenda Minutes
January 28 Agenda
February 25 Minutes
March 25 Minutes
April 15  Agenda Minutes
May 20  Agenda  Minutes
June 17
July 15  Agenda  Minutes
September 17 Minutes

Become a ‘Tree Tender’

Learn to plant and care for trees in your neighborhood. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is conducting a program – Spring and Fall – that empowers residents to restore and care for their local tree canopy. Registration required; course if free.

Details can be viewed by clicking on the document links below:

Witness Tree Program – Recognizing Malvern’s 125th Anniversary

The Borough Shade Tree Commission invites you to help Malvern celebrate its 125 Anniversary by discovering the locations of the only living witnesses to our historic founding! To learn more, please click: Witness Tree Program