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Beautification Committee Minutes - March 9, 2011

Chesterfield Township Beautification Committee Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, March 9th 2011

Call to Order: Called to order by Co Chair Marilyn Sypolt at 7:02PM

Roll Call:

Members Present: Michele Stearns, Marlene Krul, Marilyn Sypolt, Tom Yaschen, Denise Calvert

P & R Director: Rich Piekarski

Township Board Liaison: Linda Hartman

Excused: Sue Grimaudo

Motion to Approve Agenda: Motion by Denise, seconded by Marilyn, motion passed unanimously.

Motion to Approve Minutes from January 12, 2011 as submitted: Motion by Tom Yaschen, seconded by Denise Calvert, motion passed unanimously.

Interdiction of New Member: Michele Stearns; Welcome from the Committee

Old Business:

Beautification Week

The committee discussed and agreed to the following Beautification Week Dates and Events.

15-22 May 2011

Sunday, May 15th: Plant-A-Perennial Day

Monday, May 16th Help a Neighbor

Tuesday, May 17th Garden Vegetable day

Wednesday, May 18th Get a Free Tree, Adopt-A-Spot and Bird, Bat & Butterfly Contest Day, At the Township Offices

Thursday, May 19th Yard Waste & Compost Day

Friday, May 20th Recycling Awareness Day

Saturday, May 21 Garden with a Child

Sunday, May 22 Plant a Tree Day

Event Schedule to be Finalized and Published and Placed on the Chesterfield Web-Site

New Business:

Bird House and Bath Contest: Denise Calvert is Chair of the Program will get with Rich on Format, Flyers and Prizes.

Tom to talk to Great Lakes Recycling about use of Shredder for Beautification Week.

Marlene Suggested that Beautification and other Flyers be posted on the Chesterfield Web Site and displayed at the Township Office.


The Beautification Committee consider a Beautification Award to business and homes, much like the Christmas Lighting Awards Program..

By unanimous vote, meeting was adjourned at 7:58 PM.

Next meeting to be held on April 13th 2011 at 7PM.

Respectfully Submitted

Tom Yaschen

Co-Recording Sec

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