Green Tree Borough Council meetings are held on the first Monday of each month unless the Borough Offices are closed due to a holiday, in which case the meeting will be held the following/second Monday. In 2021 Council will meet on the second Monday in both July and September. Additional Council meetings are held on other Mondays throughout each month as needed. Borough Council agendas are available on-line the weekend before a scheduled meeting and minutes are posted after formal approval by Council.
Green Tree Borough Council:
Green Tree Borough Council and Mayor:
Front row: John Novak, Mark Sampogna, David Rea, Rino Lindsey.
Back row: David Lorenzini, Arthur Tintori, Mayor Edward Schenck, Ron Panza.
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Green Tree Committees, Commissions & Boards
Workshop meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m., and business meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers as needed. Workshop and business meetings are combined into one meeting during November and December because of the holidays and held on the second Wednesday of those months at 7:00 p.m. Minutes from these meetings are posted after they are formally approved by Planning Commission.
Zoning Hearing Board:
Meetings are scheduled as appeals are received. Meetings are held in Council Chambers. Click here to download a Zoning Hearing Board application.
The Green Tree Public Library has an active and enthusiastic Library Board of Directors. The objective of the Board is to assure free access to unbiased information to the community of Green Tree, in addition to promoting library use and services in the community. Monthly library board meetings are open to the public and take place on the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the Poplar Room.
Recreation & Community Activities Board:
Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Municipal Center. This board assissts in planning annual community events, such as Independence Day at the Pool, Light Up Green Tree and Holiday Decorating Contest, Snowman Contest, Pirate Night, plus activities that include the annual Halloween Parade and more. Many helping hands are needed to keep this committee going. Feel free to join them, to offer help on a specific event or help with all of them and provide input on existing or proposed community activities.
Civil Service Commission:
The Civil Service Commission is responsible for administering the Civil Service Examination to applicants for positions and promotion within the Police Department. It is also responsible for holding hearings in cases of dismissals or reduction in rank of police officers. The Commission is composed of three members appointed by Borough Council. The Civil Service Commission does not have regular meetings, but rather meets as needed.
Board of Appeals:
Pa Uniform Construction Code (Code) requires that the Borough have a Board of Appeals to hear such appeals, requests for variances, and requests for extensions of time as may be allowed under the said Code. Meetings are held as needed to review applications involving special requests for exemptions from building and fire code requirements or to appeal a decision of the Building Code Official. Click here to download a Code Appeals Board application.
Farmers Market Committee:
The Farmers Market Committee organizes and runs Green Tree's Farmers Market is held each year from May through October at Green Tree Park. Working with local vendors, setting up the market, working on special weekly events and entertainment for the market, or obtaining sponsors are all part of this committee.
Meetings are held the second Monday of each month, unless otherwise advertised, from January through October, at 7:00 at the Municipal Center. This Committee is responsible for planning and running Green Tree's annual Octoberfest at Green Tree Park. This two-day event includes opening ceremonies, strolling entertainment, games, food, entertainment for all ages, fireworks, wagon ride, petting zoo, pony rides, car cruise, and amusement rides. Along with financial support from the Borough and local business community, volunteers are always needed to help in planning, obtaining sponsors and working the event.
Visit the web sites of elected officials in county, state and federal government:
County Council Representative James Ellenbogen
State Representative Dan Deasy
State Senator Wayne Fontana
Governor Tom Wolf
U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb
U.S. Senator Bob Casey
U.S. Senator Pat Toomey
Green Tree Borough
10 W. Manilla Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
President of Council
Chief of Police
Code Enforcement Official
Public Works Director
Kate Diersen, Esq.
Babette K. Legler
Interested in serving on one of the committees shown here?
Click here to download a Volunteer Bank application. Complete it, indicating your individual interests, and drop it off at the Green Tree Administrative Office, 10 W. Manilla Avenue. As openings occur, you will be considered for the committees you are interested in.