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Township Shade Tree Sale Returns

Township residents can once again purchase shade trees through the annual Franklin Township shade tree sale. Trees, which cost $110 each, are available on a first-come, first-served basis by registering online at  https://franklintwp.seamlessdocs.com/f/ShadeTreeSale 🌳FAQs: – Only Franklin Township Residents can purchase a tree – Only one tree per address, in Franklin Township – There are […]

Shade Tree Commission Debates PSE&G Gift

Shade Tree Commission Debates PSE&G Gift

An offer by Public Service Electric & Gas to give 40 trees to the Township received a rocky reception at the October 26 Shade Tree Commission meeting. After a nearly hour-long discussion, the Commission voted to accept the gift, with some caveats. The Shade Tree Commission is responsible for promoting the “conservation and stewardship of […]

Shade Tree Commission To Council: Don’t Allow Public Money For Private Trees

The Township Shade Tree Committee voted at its last meeting to tell the Township Council it opposes a proposed deal that would allow public money to be used to buy trees targeted for the Canal Walk housing development. The deal was described in an April 21 letter, written by an attorney representing the Canal Walk […]