Tree Advisory Board
July 14, 2010
Mary Lou Jennings, Helen Marcarelli, Elsie Mueller, Jack Kelly (Park & Recreation Board Liaison)
Joe Parsio, Joyce Prentis,
There was no report.
The minutes from the June 9, 2010 meeting were read and approved.
Baltimore Corridor Project: Clyde Hunt of the Upper Darby Shade Tree Commission will take control for watering the trees planted in East Lansdowne (Upper Darby property). He will hire students for this project. The Lansdowne trees on the Baltimore Corridor are being watered regularly.
Lansdowne Tree Tenders: Tree Tenders will be contacted in the Fall for the ongoing care and maintenance of Lansdowne Borough’s trees.
Tree Care and Maintenance: During the summer, students have been hired to weed the tree pits and for other maintenance jobs.
Parking Lot Trees: An article from the Inquirer was distributed to the Board about parking lots being a good place to plant trees (especially black top that becomes extremely hot in summer). Board plans to plant trees in the municipal parking lot on Lansdowne Avenue. Permission will be needed from the borough.
There will be no meeting on August 11th. The Next meeting will be Wednesday, September 8, 2010.