Shade Tree Committee

The Bernardsville Shade Tree Committee meets at the Bernardsville Library, 1 Anderson Hill Road, Suite 103, on the 3rd Wednesday at 8am each month, excluding July and August. For a complete list of meeting dates visit the “Municipal Calendar” section of the website. All meetings are subject to change. For further information call 908-766-3000 x119.

Tree cutting in Bernardsville requires a permit. Application can be viewed below:

Application Pursuant to Tree Removal

2019 Members

  • Ed English
  • Dennis Galway
  • Macie Laffey
  • Barbara Mayurnik
  • Anne Peterson
  • Roberta Ruschmann
  • Ann Wazeter, Chair
  • Tom Wood
  • Johanna Wissigner, Environmental Committee Member
  • Jeff Hammond, Council Liaison

The full text of the Shade Tree Ordinance is available online: CHAPTER XIII TREE PROTECTION



All meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month starting at 8:30am, in the conference room of the Borough Construction Office, in Suite 103 downstairs at the Bernardsville Library building.

Annual Schedule of Meetings