The Community Appearance Board (CAB) serves as an advisory committee on various matters relating to improving and maintaining the physical appearance of the City.
The Community Appearance Board meets at 6:00 p.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each in the City Hall Council Chambers.
Community Appearance Board Members are appointed to 4-year terms by the Mayor with the consent of the
|Name||Initial Appointment||Term Expiration|
|Ken Jones (Chairman)||November 1991||July 2022|
|Dean Graves (Vice Chairman)||November 1994||April 2022|
|Brion Brown, Jr.||May 2008||March 2021|
|Brion Brown, Sr.||April 2008||July 2022|
|Dia Toenjes||May 2016||May 2020|
|Janice Georg||May 2015||May 2023|
|Judith Nelson||January 2010||April 2022|
|Liz Dalton||January 2013||March 2021|
|Ronald Spears||August 2018||August 2022|
|Susan Hellige||November 1998||November 2022|
|Vacancy (vacated term of Tim Meredith)||April 2022|
|Vacancy (vacated term of Brad Main)||May 2021|
The Community Appearance Board is responsible for many activities, programs, and projects that contribute to the beautification of our City
Green Space Beautification
CAB regularly maintains and improves the appearance of green space throughout the City.
Locate a CAB-maintained green space near you.
Yard of the Month Contest
CAB sponsors the Yard of the Month Contest during the months of May – September. The contest encourages yard maintenance and beautification, and recognizes those property owners who demonstrate a clear and consistent desire to maintain or improve their property above normal expectations.
Nominate your favorite yard(s) for Yard of the Year!
View past Yard of the Month Contest Winners.
Living Tree Memorial Program
The Living Tree Memorial Program provides residents an opportunity to have a tree planted in memory or in honor of an individual. Apply for a Living Tree Memorial by completing and submitting the application below:
Arbor Day Tree Planting
The annual Arbor Day tree planting is a hands-on collaboration between the Board, Summit Elementary School, and Willoughby Farm to educate students about planting and caring for trees.
CAB seasonal trash pickup days to clear trash and debris in major corridors.
City Entry Signs
In 2018, CAB completed the City Entry Sign Replacement Project which included the replacement and beautification of four of City’s gateway entry signs. CAB also completed the replacement and beautification of the Woodland Park Entry Sign. CAB plans to construct a new entry sign at Glidden Park in 2020.
Christmas at the Collins House - Light Up Parade
CAB has been honored to participate in judging floats for the City's annual Light Up Christmas Parade.
View CAB Agendas and Minutes
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