For information on current happenings and projects, the Beautification
Committee invites you to attend one of their meetings. The group meets at 7:00pm inside of the Chesterfield Township Offices on the first Wednesday of the following months: February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October & November.
We currently have an opening on the Committee who would be a voting member. If you are interested in joining the Committee and have your voice heard contact a dedicated member directly at 586-344-9309 (Tom).
Beautification Week 2016
May 8 - Plant A Michigan Native Perennial Day
Residents are encouraged to plant a perennial on their own property and even with
a friend or neighbor! Echinacea, Lavender, Hosta, Black-Eyed Susan,
Astilbe, Bleeding Hearts will make a Great Mothers Day Gift!
May 9 - Adopt-A-Spot Day
Show your community pride and come together with family and friends to ADOPT
-A-SPOT! A flyer detailing this community service project can be obtained at the
Parks and Recreation Department.
May 10: Garden Vegetable Day
In your garden, plant a vegetable of your choice today and in months to come
you'll be able to enjoy the fruits of your labor! This Year try eggplant or
May 11 - Compost Day
Pledge to gather your "green waste" (grass clippings, leaves, tree branches,
etc.) in a compost pile for decomposition to be reused as fertilizer for your
plants! Compost can be made even simpler by collecting your old coffee grounds
for use as nourishment in your garden!
May 12 - Get A Tree Day / Sunflower
Stop by the Chesterfield Township Offices from 2:00pm - 4:00pm today and
Beautification Committee members will be passing out seedlingsand
Sunflower seeds (Official Chesterfield Flower) for you to take home and grow on
your own! Seedlings are available courtesy of the Chesterfield Township
Bird, Bat, and Butterfly House Contest -
Those of you have spent time this winter building
your own Bird, Bat or Butterfly House are invited to
enter it into the contest. Prizes will be awarded
and the first place winner will receive a $50 gift
certificate. Should you choose to donate your
creation the Beautification Committee will have your
house proudly displayed at one of our Township
May 13 - Recycling Awareness Day
Recycling is better for the environment and makes the world a better place for
us! Make it a point today to learn about recycling efforts within your
www.macombcountvmi.gov/publichealth for information or call you waste
Removal Company to learn more about how you as a homeowner can make a
May 14 - Yard Waste Day
Beautification Committee members want to encourage you to spend the day
cleaning-up your land! Use this day to rid your property of yard waste through
mowing, raking & trimming your shrubs/lawn.
May 15 - Arbor Plant-A-Tree Day
Wrap-up Beautification Week 2016 by planting a tree of your choice or planting
your seedling in support of the Arbor Day. Trees make good barriers, provide a
peaceful and relaxing setting, harbor wildlife, improve air quality, and provide
shade and much, much, more! Planting the right type of tree in a suitable area
provide long-lasting benefits to both you and your neighbors!