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Beautification Commission Minutes - August 12, 2009

Proposed Minutes of Chesterfield Township Beautification Committee Meeting

Wednesday August 12, 2009

Regular Meeting @ 7:00pm


Meeting was called to order by Sue Grimaudo @ 6:58pm

Roll call by Sue Grimaudo.

Members present: Rich Piekarski, Linda Hartman, Sue Grimaudo, Constance Hansen, Tom Yaschen, Denise Calvert and Marlene Krul

Motion made by Connie Hansen to add Sunflower contest to the agenda. Denise Calvert approves the motion and Linda Hartman seconds.

Motion made by Sue Grimaudo to clarify the minutes from June 10th meeting.

  • Veterans park tree replacement and plaque for tree
  • Meeting time was adjourned at 8:03pm

Sunflower Contest:

  • Tallest plant
  • Biggest Head
  • Most sunflower heads on stalk
  • Most unusual color
  • Sue Grimaudo and Connie Hansen to judge

Bulb Planting:

  • Daffodils to be planted around municipal building
  • Rich to order 200 yellow trumpets
  • Will accept any donations to be planted in various areas at Brandenburg park
  • To be planted sometime between September and October

Sue Grimaudo suggest we place ostrich size rocks Brandenberg? Location ?

  • 1 ½ yards
  • Will research pricing

Denise would like to teach everyone how to properly trim the Dogwood which is along the window of the municipal building. Should be trimmed in the spring.

Moving forward with the blue fescue and barberrys along the window of the municipal building.

Denise Calvert suggest we plant a couple of shrubs at the "Welcome to Chesterfield" sign.

Tom came up with an idea to come up with the official Chesterfield Tree and Chesterfield Flower. Something the schools might get involved with.

Pumpkin Carving Contest:

  • Sat Oct 31st
  • Drop off pumpkin between 9am- 9:30am
  • Pick up pumpkin between 12:00-12:30pm
  • Suggested donations for contest might include gift cert for McDonalds, cold stone, Big Boy, straw field, and Stevie B.

Meeting adjourned 7:45pm



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