City Beautiful Commission


The Commission consists of 16 members, appointed by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen upon nomination by the Mayor, who serve for one calendar year. In addition, one advisory member from the Public Works Department serves on the Commission.

Function, Duties, & Powers of the Commission

  • To study, investigate, develop, and carry out plans for improving the health, sanitation, safety, and cleanliness of the City by beautifying the streets, highways, alleys, ditches, lots, yards, and other similar places.
  • To aid in the prevention of fires, diseases, and other causalities by the removal and elimination of trash and other debris from the streets, highways, alleys, lots, yards, plots, and other similar places.
  • To encourage the placing, planting and/or preservation of trees, flowers, plants, shrubbery, and other objects or ornamentation.