Beautification Commission Minutes - April 8,
Proposed Minutes of Chesterfield
Township Beautification Committee Meeting
Wednesday April 8, 2009
Regular Meeting @ 7:00pm
Meeting was called to order by Sue Grimaudo @
Roll call by Sue Grimaudo.
Members present: Rich Piekarski, Linda Hartman,
Sue Grimaudo, Constance Hansen, Tom Yaschen
Members absent: Jen West and Denise Calvert.
Motion made by Sue Grimaudo to approve agenda,
approved by Tom Yashen and second by Constance
Motion made by Sue Grimaudo to approve minutes
from January 14, 2009. Approved by Tom Yashen and
second by Linda Hartman.
Sue Grimaudo runs through the Beautification week
agenda are as follows: May 1st sunflower kickoff,
May 14 & 15 tree seedling distribution, May 16
Clean-up kickoff for home owners and businesses, May
17th plant a tree day, May 20 Green Elem planting
flowers at municipal building.
Sue Grimaudo curious about replacement of burning
bush at Veterans Park. Rich confirms we would not be
able to have them replaced, as we purchased them as
being commercial thus not able to be replaced as
Rich suggest we plant perennials, some annuals
and hostas under Brandenburg sign.
Rich, Tom and Susie decide to take road trip to
various greenhouses to look at options for what
would make sense in planting efforts for 2009 and
We agree to continue to network with library
garden group, which falls on the 2nd Thursday of
Discussion to incorporate library’s 7th annual
spring perennial exchange in the beautification
Per Sue Grimaudo, roster has been revised to be
distributed next meeting.
Ways of cutting cost for 2009: 1. No t shirts 2.
Plant more perennials and fewer annuals. 3. Various
gardeners of Chesterfield to donate extra
Fall bulb planting to be discussed as new
business per Linda.
Per Sue Grimaudo, website to have link to
beautification committee. Linda to get Eric/Ellen to
add the following information:
Chesterfield beautification committee joining
Beautification week agenda
Denise was able to participate in meeting (8:05).
Discussion of old school house Victorian garden
may not make sense, per Denise.
Suggested plantings by historical society:
Meeting adjourned 8:20pm.