Beautification & Enhancement Committee

18th Annual Gardening with the Experts

The Chamber's Beautification & Enhancement Committee's 18th Annual Gardening with the Experts conference Gardening Tips. Click here to access.


Beautification Committee Meeting

Chamber Board Room

Thursday, December 21, 2017

4:00 p.m.


Objective: To involve our community in the betterment of our quality of life through education, programs and events.

  • Strategy: Identify, work to provide and widely publicize programs that require community involvement in greening projects.
    • Activity: Work with Downtown Shawnee and Master Gardeners to enhance the beauty of Shawnee.
    • Activity: Schedule Arbor Day and plant trees at selected public areas.
    • Activity: Help fund greening projects in public areas in cooperation with Master Gardeners.
  • Strategy: Work to provide beautification educational opportunities for the greater Shawnee area.
    • Activity: Sponsor "Gardening with the Experts" seminar.
    • Activity: Sponsor Spring and/or Fall Garden Tour.

Objective: Initiate and support two projects that will improve the first impression of our community.

  • Strategy: Have neat and clean appearance at all City entrances.
    • Activity: Work with the City of Shawnee, Shawnee Public Schools and others to develop and implement landscaping projects. 
  • Strategy: Promote and support anti-littering and community clean-up programs for the greater Shawnee area
    • Activity: Work with the City of Shawnee on ordinances or regulatory policies to promote the beautification and/or cleanliness of our community.