Beautification Advisory Committee

The committee meets on the third Monday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at City Hall.  


The committee is composed of nine board members and one Emeritus member. Members will be asked to join one of two subcommittees; the Appreciation of Beautification Awards or Make Midland Beautiful Art Celebration. Time commitment for each subcommittee varies, but members are asked to give approximately 45 hours of their time to the committee for the year (mostly in July and August). Members must:
  • Live in the city of Midland
  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Join one of the two subcommittees
About the Committee
The Midland Beautification Advisory Committee encourages the development of aesthetics in the city of Midland by recognizing the community in beautification projects and their outstanding contributions that are readily visible to the public.  
The Beautification Advisory Committee is appointed by and reports to the Parks and Recreation Commission. They lead two main programs:
  • Appreciation of Beautification Awards
  • Make Midland Beautiful Art Celebration

Current Committee Members

  • Amy Tolton
  • Bette R. Tollar, Emeritus
  • Carl Coons, Chair
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  • Elaine Warakomski
  • Gina Pederson, Vice Chair
  • Judy Radler
  • Marcie Post, Staff Representative
  • Nancy Wells
  • Sherry Kalina
  • Stephen Jenkins
  • Vanessa VanSlyck
Become a Member Today
If interested in serving on this committee, complete application and return by fax at 989-837-5741, by email, or return to:
Director of Public Services
City of Midland
333 W. Ellsworth
Midland, MI 48640