Beautification Committee Minutes - May 12, 2010
Chesterfield Township Beautification Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Call to Order: Called to order by Sue Grimaudo at
Members Present: Denise Calvert, Sue Grimaudo, Marlene
Marilyn Sypolt, Tom Yaschen
Absent: Connie Hansen
P & R Director: Rich Piekarski
Township Board Liaison: Cheryl Printz
Resident: Scott Sheffield
Motion to Approve Agenda: Motion by Sue, seconded by
Marilyn, motion passed.
Motion to Approve Minutes from April 14, 2010: Motion
by Sue, seconded by Marlene
Beautification Week: Schedule looks good
Adopt-A-Spot: Next year have the kick-off day during
the week instead of on the weekend. The Beautification Committee will be
adopting spot #2 at the Township Offices (front flower bed).
Get-A-Tree Day: On May 19th all members & volunteers
will meet at the Township Offices at 1PM with their own tools for planting and
clean-up. Sue will be responsible for purchasing the plastic bags, ties, & moss
for the seedling give-a-way. Denise will be arriving early to determine where
the flowers will be planted. Rich will make sure that there are two picnic
tables available. There will be 23 flats of petunias/begonias ($12/18c flat) & 3
flats of alyssum ($7.50/48c flat) for planting at the Township Offices. At
Brandenburg Park, Sue will be planting 2 flats of impatiens ($7.50/48c flat).
The committee will be cleaning the Township Offices back door entrance flower
bed on this day.
Mulch: Rich will be securing mulch to be spread at
both the Township Offices & Brandenburg Park.
Bird, Bat & Butterfly Contest: At this time, there are
Maintenance Update: Rich asked the committee if a
plant map could be made indicating where perennials have been planted in the
flower beds. Denise volunteered to do the map and also suggested we continue to
plant things that do not need a lot of maintenance work.
Sue: Indicated that she would like to see money from
the Beautification budget spent on landscaping items that are long-term
investments (mulch, dirt, rock for flower beds, etc.)
It should be noted that the article in the Voice
Newspaper was awesome. It was a ½ page advertisement for Beautification Week &
Beautification Week & Adopt-A-Spot were also
advertised on Channel 6.
By unanimous vote, meeting was adjourned at 8PM.
Next meeting to be held on June 9, 2010 at 7PM.