Community Improvement Commission

The Community Improvement Commission is composed of at least seven (7) members appointed for one (1) year terms with the following duties:
    *    Advise the Council in all matters concerning the cemetery, tree planting and removal, public right-of-way flower boxes and visual              arts. 
    *    Review and recommend to the Council a budget for the operation and maintenance of the  cemetery, tree planting and removal,                public right-of-way flower boxes and visual arts. 
    *    Establish and maintain a five (5) year capital improvement program for the operation and maintenance of the cemetery and public            visual. 
    *    Solicit gifts and contributions to be made to the City for the Woodlawn Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund, flower planting, tree                        planting, public right-of-way flower boxes and public visual arts. 
    *    Receive recommendations and complaints from the public on the operation of the cemetery, public right-of-way flower boxes and              visual arts. 
    *    Study, investigate, counsel, develop and administer a written plan for the care, preservation, pruning, planting, replanting, removal 
          or disposition of trees and shrubs, in parks, along streets and in other public areas.
    *    To establish a process and procedures for submission of proposed public visual arts projects. The Commission should establish                and administer a method to evaluate proposed public visual arts projects for recommendation for approval or disapproval by                    Council. 
    *     Goal of the Commission shall be to support and encourage artistic development and civic participation in undeserved and                         underrepresented segments of the community and to promote cross-cultural exchange and dialogue. 

If you are interested in serving as a member of the Community Improvement Commission, please email the City Office.

Meeting Location

Council Chambers
City Hall
119 2nd Ave. #9
Pipestone, MN 56164

 Phone: (507) 825-3324

Community Improvement Commission

Committee Members
Term Expires
Jan Biever Member January 2022
Tiffany Fritsch Member January 2022
Cody Heidebrink Member January 2022
Sharon Kor Member January 2022
Laurie Ness Member January 2022
VACANT Member January 2022
Mike Bloemendaal Public Works Director January 2022
Jim Stout Council Liaison January 2022
Meets 3rd Thursday of every month March - October at 5:15 p.m.

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