Beautification Commission Minutes - October 14,
Proposed Minutes of Chesterfield Township
Beautification Committee Meeting
Wednesday October 14, 2009
Regular Meeting @ 7:00pm
Meeting was called to order by Sue Grimaudo @
Roll call by Sue Grimaudo.
Members present: Linda Hartman, Sue Grimaudo,
Constance Hansen, Tom Yaschen, Denise Calvert,
Marlene Krul and Marilyn Sypolt .
Approval of September minutes – Linda Hartman,
second by Tom Yaschen.
200 bulbs planted by Sue Grimaudo and Denise
Calvert on 10/6/09 @ Municipal building.
Sue Grimaudo donated 80 bulbs.
Denise suggest we contact DPW to create 3 inch
holes as some areas are not draining. Linda to speak
with them on 10/15/09.
Tom Yaschen is searching for bulb donations.
Tom to plant @ Veterans Park.
Denise would like to inform Rich Piekarski that
20 or so of the Brecks bulbs were no good (soft).
Meeting dates for 2010
With the exception of May, all looks good.
Changing from May 13th to May 12th 2010.
Beautification Week 2010
Possible May 15th – 22nd
Flower planting in front of Municipal building –
Marlene suggests begonia’s as they need very little
Susie has seeds – columbine, echinaica and
Birdhouse Contest- idea given by Denise Calvert
Birdhouse, Bat-house and Butterfly-house
Perhaps put an add in the Winter Parks and Recs
Accepting houses Feb-May 2010
To be judged during beautification week
Adopt a spot – suggestion from Linda Hartman
People would be responsible for planting, weeding
and maintaining a spot.
Those involved would be accountable to
Examples would be neighbors, girl-scouts,
Event Planning Christmas 2009
Decorate bridge Saturday Nov 21st 1pm
In lieu of roping, we may purchase 2 wreaths from
We will also use our own resources i.e. tree
branches, rose hips and dried herbs to create a
sweeping like decoration.
Pumpkin Carving Contest:
Linda Hartman donated $20 to go toward a gift
certificate to a local store, for the grand prize.
Denise Calvert donated gift coupons from Big Boy.
Sue Grimaudo has been out soliciting local
businesses for donations
Sue Grimaudo motioned to adjourn meeting, Tom
Yaschen second the motion.
Meeting adjourned 8:17pm