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GOVERNMENT > BOROUGH COUNCIL & MAYOR > COMMITTEES > ENVIRONMENT & RECREATION
GOVERNMENT
ENVIRONMENT & RECREATION

Meets: 1st Thursday at 7pm

This council sub committee is responsible for:

  • The care and maintenance of the Borough’s street trees in consultation with the Shade Tree Commission.
  • Reviewing the Shade Tree Commission’s proposed tree planting program each year and make a recommendation to Council.
  • The oversight of the conditions of the Borough’s park system, including all of its facilities.
  • The oversight of the activities of the Public Works Department and the parks’ foreman as they relate to the parks.
  • The Borough’s recreation program and shall oversee the activities of the recreation director and other program directors.
  • Reviews all proposals from the Environmental Advisory Committee and forward to the appropriate Council committee as applicable.
  • Makes recommendations to the full Borough Council concerning energy and environmental ordinances and initiatives.
  • Oversees the Borough’s energy conservation, bicycle friendly, and paperless initiatives.
  • The committee is the liaison to the following:
    • Park and Recreation Board.
    • Fanny Chapman Pool Board of managers.
    • Shade Tree Commission.
    • Doylestown Athletic Association and other youth sports organizations.
    • Doylestown Borough/Township Joint Bike Hike Committee.
    • Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) on matters of energy & environment and provide the EAC with policy guidance and direction as needed.

Members:  

 

Wendy Margolis (Chair)

Don Berk

Noni West

 


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