The City of Grosse Pointe Beautification Commission was established in 1990 and was re-established by resolution in 2003. The Grosse Pointe Beautification Commission's purpose and goal is to plant flowers, maintain planting beds, and recommend appropriate plant materials for planting areas on City property and right-of-ways. Also, the Beautification Commission will select and present the yearly awards for beautification of private and commercial property, and may be called upon to make recommendations to the City Council regarding landscape design within the City of Grosse Pointe.
Beautification Award Winners are soon to be announced. Awards Ceremony is set for September 25.
To nominate a property for a Beautification Award in 2013, click here.
Members are Tracy Lyon, Chairperson, Sue Antonelli, Susan Budrys, David Calcaterra, Julie Carion, Regina Gersch, Andy Hartz, Susan Hartz, Joseph Jennings, Jeff Petersen, Betsy Rowe, Mary Scrace, Derek Stratelak and Council Representative Christopher Boettcher.
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee was established to consider, inform and suggest to City Council possible ideas regarding parks and recreation facilities and programs.
Members are Bill Quinlan, Chairperson, Elizabeth Bernard, Michelle Laboe, Tony Smihal, Thomas Enders, and Council Representatives John Stempfle and Chris Boettcher.
The Grosse Pointe Employee Retirement System is a defined benefit pension plan created and maintained pursuant to Part B, Section 64-105 of the Charter of the City of Grosse Pointe, amended in 1994; now Section 56, Article II, Grosse Pointe Code of Ordinances.
Board of Trustees are Michael Bernard, Chair (citizen member), Council Representatives G. John Stevens and Christopher Walsh, Eduard Shrader (public safety member representative), Michael Barth (general member representative), Kimberly Kleinow, Finance Director and System Administrator for the Board, and Julie Arthurs, City Clerk and Secretary to the Board.
The Election Commission shall appoint an election inspector board and designate a chairman in each precinct for every election conducted in the City. The City Clerk shall have charge of all other activities and duties relating to the conduct of elections in the City.
Members are the City Clerk and two members of the City Council appointed by the Mayor.