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Beautification Advisory Commission


This Commission was established by City Ordinance: Chapter 2 Administration, Division 4 Beautification Advisory Commission. Amended by Ordinance O-17-643 to reduce membership. (CM-06-239-17)

Appointing Authority
City Council

There are 11 members on this Commission. In addition, there are 2 non-voting members - one is a member of City Council and the other is a City staff liaison

The Commissioners serve three year terms that expire on February 28.

Meeting Dates and Times
This Commission meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the following months, in the Community Center:

February 20, 2024                  
April 16, 2024
May 21, 2024                         
June 18, 2024
September 17, 2024                  
December 17, 2024

Meeting Locations
Community Center
City of Oak Park
14300 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237

To consider and propose programs which would improve the physical appearance of the community and implement such programs as may be approved by the City Council; annually organize and carry out a short-term campaign to encourage citizen participation in activities designed to beautify the City; and report blight to the Code Enforcement Division of the Department of Technical and Planning Services.

Actively Serving Members
The following individuals are active members of this Commission:

Idella Bailey
Mattie Boykin
Karen Davis-Harris
Santhia Guinn
Chrystal Wagner
Michella Perry
Michelle Franklin
Lonnie Tabb-Upshaw
Deborah Williamson

City Council Representative: Carolyn Burns
Staff Liaison: Dave DeCoster, Director of Public Works

Events and Activities
Flower Sale
Beautification Awards Ceremony

Meeting Minutes
Please find minutes on Municode