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Starting from July 27th, 2016 and onward, the Commissions and Board meeting agendas are also available to view on our agenda software system, hosted by NovusAGENDA:

For Commissions and Board meeting agendas prior to July 27th, 2016 and advisory Commissions and Board meeting agendas please use the below meeting list.

Commissions and Board Meeting Minutes can be found here: Meeting Minutes

For copies of Commissions and Board meeting agendas prior to 2015, please contact the Township Manager Office at 610-649-4000.

Public Participation During Virtual Township Meetings 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lower Merion Township Board of Commissioners as well as Township advisory boards are conducting their meetings virtually.  For information regarding how the public can provide comments and/or participate in these meetings, click on the link for the meeting below. 

Shade Tree Commission

Regular Monthly Meeting

Co-Chair: Richard Widmann, David F. McComb
Members: Margaret M. Schofield, Patty Elkis, Robert Witmer, James McKee, Przemyslaw Walczak, Barry Jeffries, Orsolya Lazar


  1. Review February minutes

  2. Update from Township Arborist

    • Facebook page

  3. 811 Muirfield Rd - Owner wants to remove 3 township trees and replace with 4 blackgums

  4. Arbor Day - In PA the last Friday in April (4/24/2020) is Arbor Day.

  5. Penn Wynne's Earth Day - 2020 Celebration is scheduled for Sunday, April 26th, 1-4 pm

  6. Chapter A177 (Plant Materials and Specifications) - recommended tree list

  7. Root barriers on new sidewalks

  8. Tree Protection During Construction

  9. Vacancies on the Shade Tree Commission


Next meeting April 14, 2020

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