Beautification Commission Agenda
Monday, September 14, 2020
5:30pm Zoom

Roll Call: Colleen Crossey, Cindy Haley, Cindy Lang, Laura Williams, Celia Todd, Courtney Opalko, Christen Pietraz, and Isaly Szetela


Approval of Agenda & Minutes 
Chair:  Cindy Langb
Secretary:  Cindy Haley
City Liaison: Wendy DuVall/Simone Bell
Old Business
Current Projects:

  • National Wildlife Federation Certification  (Laura, Wendy, Cindy L)
    • Timeline/schedule/list of activities to achieve points
    • NWL certificates for; Bosco, Fuerst, Rotary, ITC Trail & Pope Playground, Lakeshore, Pavilion Shore, Villa Barr, Dog and Power Parks, Meadowbrook Commons, Ice Arena, and Civic Center monarch garden, Novi & Knapp Cemeteries
    • Promoting NWF homeowner certificates, Web blast
    • School program details (Laura)
  • KMB Fuerst Park Monarch Waystation maintenance & Rain Garden at Rotary Park (Celia), submitted
    • Awarded $400, waiting on $500
  • Park Entrance Sign Adoption (Isaly)
    • Need defined criteria & Tri-fold
  • Home and Neighborhood holiday decorating recognition program (Cindy H.)
  • Website information-links to invasive plants
  • Waste Management Grant-Signage for the Monarch Garden

New Business:

  • MSU Pollinators & Pollination program
  • Table at MSU Tollgate Open House & Pumpkinfest
  • Speakers on bees and pollinators


Sep 14, Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 14
MSU: Plant Sale Jun 6, Open House July 18, Plant Sale Sep 19, Pumpkinfest October 3 & 4