Meeting Times / Details
Third Thursday of the Month
|Term Length:||3 Years|
|Members:||12, 1 ex-officio|
|City Code:||Chapter 2; Section 72|
The Citizens’ Beautification Committee serves as an advisory body to the Mayor, City Council, City Manager, and other city officials in developing plans for projects involving City beautification. Past projects have included updating commercial parking lot landscaping and commercial signage ordinances, creation of the John English Arboretum, and working with the Historic Preservation Commission to design guidelines in various historic districts.
Annually, the Committee partners with the Town of Normal and Ecology Action Center to organize our community wide Clean-up Week and hosts the City’s Arbor Day Celebration. In addition, each summer the committee awards Beautification Awards to residential and non-residential property owners throughout the city.
The Committee consists of twelve (12) persons appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council. Terms of members shall be three (3) years in duration on a staggered basis.
|City Staff||Moews, Robert||N/A|
Indicates Mayor Appointed Position
The Citizens Beautification Committee was created by ordinance on April 23, 1973 (and amended on October 23, 1984), which indicated “it is in the best interest of all citizens of Bloomington to enhance the appearance of the City.” The Citizens Beautification Committee was formed “as a reasonable means by which aesthetic improvements to the City may be facilitated.”