Meets: 1st Thursday at 6 pm

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.
Young Lungs At Play


  • Wendy Margolis, Chair
  • Tim Brennan
  • Joe Frederick
  • Jen Jarret