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Beautification CommiTtee

In the summer of 2000, the planters in front of the DuBois Hotel were planted with flowers after the town granted their approval.This was done at personal expense and was very well received by the public. At the September 2000 town board meeting, the plan for a Minetto Beautification Committee was presented to the town board and the board members were very receptive of the idea. That fall the committee worked on getting town signs as you enter Minetto from our County Legislator. We also planted spring bulbs and decorated for the Minetto Children’s Christmas party at the Town Hall.From this simple beginning the Minetto Beautification Committee is active in Minetto year round and always seeking new members!

 

Spring

Canal Clean Sweep usually during Earth Week. The committee has organized citizens since 2006 for this cleanup project which includes the areas on both sides of Route 48 along the Canal.

Purchase and plant the flower gardens at the town hall, and the Veteran's Monument in the park, the planters along the canal, pots and carts are at various stations in the town hall and park areas

Mulch the Riverview Park trees and gardens

Purchase and made arrangements to have American Flags in the town

Summer

Waters and cares for flowers

Helps with Magic in Minetto organization

Face Painting booth each year since Magic in Minetto began in 2002

Committee contacted a town artist to design welcome banners that fly each season to welcome visitors to our town

Fall

Plant fall chrysanthemums in carts, planters and flower potsDecorate with pumpkins, fall scarecrows, wreaths at town hall

Clean up park before winter weather

Winter

Purchased Snowflake Christmas decorations

Light up the park trees, hang wreaths with spotlights in the park to celebrate the Holiday season

Decorate the town hall for the Children’s Christmas party

We were very proud to accept a Certificate of Appreciation Award from The Heritage Foundation of Oswego in 2006 for the gardens surrounding the Leadbetter-Brinklow WWI Monument in the Riverview Park. We would also like to thank the Town Highway Department for their continued support of our projects.

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