[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Riverdale 4-15-1941 by Ord. No. 18. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The regulating, planting, care and control of shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery upon and in the streets, highways, public places, parks and parkways, except county parks and parkways, of the Borough of Riverdale, shall be exercised by and be under the authority of a commission which shall be known as the “Shade Tree Commission of the Borough of Riverdale.”
[Amended 6-20-2005 by Ord. No. 10-2005]
The Commission shall consist of five members and up to two alternatives appointed by the Mayor, who shall be residents of the municipality and shall serve without compensation.
Said Shade Tree Commission of the Borough of Riverdale shall exercise all the powers possessed by a Shade Tree Commission for regulating, planting, care and control of shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery upon the public highways and municipal parks in accordance with Chapter 64 of Revised Statutes of New Jersey, N.J.S.A. 40:64-1 to and including 40:64-14, the supplements and amendments thereof.