The Borough of Westmont has 195 elms planted on Luzerne Street and 15 on various other streets. The Luzerne Street elms, the longest municipally owned, continuous stand of American Elms in the country, is nearly 3200 feet long. It is the last cathedral-arched boulevard in the USA.
The Borough has 3,285 shade trees. There are forty-two species. An annual planting program of various species continues throughout the Borough. Borough Council, through the Public Works Department, oversees the care and maintenance of the Borough’s shade trees.
Commemorative Tree Program/Arbor Day
Donations may be given in honor of a living or deceased loved one, or to commemorate life’s milestones, special occasions or accomplishments. Donations will cover all costs associated with the planting and maintenance of a tree, along with the choice of available planting sites, when possible. A memento of the donation will be provided to the donor and an engraved leaf will be placed on a permanent tree plaque in the Westmont Municipal Building.
Luzerne Street Elm- $300.00
Pictures Below are from one of the Commemorative Tree Program Plantings
Important Phone Numbers
Administrative Office Fax814-255-9580
Fire Department Office814-255-7777
Tax Collector(Real Estate/Per Capita)814-255-5350
Berkheimer Tax Administrator(Earned Income Tax)1-800-360-8989