Beautification Committee Minutes - January 12,
Chesterfield Township Beautification Committee Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Call to Order: Called to order by Sue Grimaudo at 7:03PM
Members Present: Sue Grimaudo, Denise Calvert, Marlene Krul,
Marilyn Sypolt, Tom Yaschen
P & R Director: Rich Piekarski
Township Board Liaison: Linda Hartman
Also in Attendance: Michele Stearns
Motion to Approve Agenda with the addition to item C) Election of Officers:
Motion by Sue, seconded by Denise, motion passed unanimously.
Motion to Approve Minutes from October 13, 2010 as submitted:
Motion by Sue, seconded by Tom, motion passed unanimously.
The November meeting was cancelled due to lack of attendance.
Bridge Decoration: was on Saturday, November 13th at 9:30AM, Sue picked up
the wreaths from VanThommes on Friday and Connie Hansen helped Sue put on the
bows. There were a total of 20 - 14" wreaths w/bows purchased at $17 each, 1 -
20" wreath w/bow at $45 each, & 20 bows at $4 each. Sue also purchased extra
large zip ties to hold wreaths to bridge.
Present for bridge decorating were Marilyn, Sue, Tom, and Noah Grimaudo
DPW removed decorations during the first week of January.
A special thank you to Dolly Allemon from the Chesterfield Historical Society
for the beautiful hand-made bows.
Adopt-a-Spot: Rich suggested we add a new spot behind the municipal building
near the cell tower/picnic table. Marilyn has agreed to contact the boy scouts
to encourage them to adopt a spot at the Youth Center or any other spot of their
choice. She also asked if the department could mail thank you letters to all
persons or groups that had adopted a spot in 2010 to determine if they will be
continuing their adoption in 2011.
Election of Officers: The following people/positions were selected
unanimously for the 2011 calendar year:
Sue Grimaudo, Chair with Marilyn Sypolt as her helper
Denise Calvert, Vice-Chair
Tom Yaschen, Secretary with Marlene Krul as his helper
2011 Committee Meeting Schedule: The committee will meet on the following
dates during the 2011 calendar year:
Meetings will not be held in February, July, August or December.
Committee Roster: Denise’s cell phone number was added and work number
Beautification Week 2011: May 15-22. The events for each day will be
determined in time for the March meeting.
Tom: Reminded Sue, Marilyn, and Marlene that they, as well as he, will have
to submit a reinstatement letter to the Township Board in May of this year
because their terms will expire on July 3rd.
Linda: Informed us that the flag pole in front of the municipal building will
need to be redesigned because the bushes have overgrown the area will be
Tom: Will be presenting a Recycling Bank booklet to the Township Board.
Sue: Would like Adopt-A-Spot and Need You flyers to always be available on
the hallway table and at the recreation department counters. In addition, she
would like them to be displayed in the wall showcase as well.
Denise: Informed the group that she will be speaking to the New Baltimore
library in regards to planting.
Motion was made by Sue and seconded by Marlene to adjourn the meeting at
The next meeting will be held on March 9, 2011 at 7PM.