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: malvernstc@malvern.org


Members of the Malvern shade Tree Commission include:

Linda Burton, Chair, PHS Tree Tender
Joe Bones, Certified Arborist
Bobbi Tower, Master Gardener


2020 Meeting Schedule

Meetings are at Borough Hall, 2nd Floor, Conference Room at 5pm
January 27, 2020 (4th Monday)
February 24, 2020 (4th Monday)
March 16, 2020
April 20, 2020
May 18, 2020
June 15, 2020
July 20, 2020
August 17, 2020
September 21, 2020
October 19, 2020
November 16, 2020
December 21, 2020

2020 Meeting Dates Agenda Minutes
January 27th


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