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Beautification Commission

To strive to keep the city of Hamtramck clean, safe, and green for all those who live, work and visit.

From the Code of Ordinances:


The Commission shall have the following function: it shall be the duty of the Commission to study, conceive, formulate, promulgate and develop plans for the beautification of streets, highways, alleys, utility installations, parks, streams, playgrounds, yards, lots and buildings; to study, investigate and develop plans for improving the health, sanitation, safety and cleanliness of the city; to foster the prevention of fires, diseases and other public hazards; to encourage and recommend the placing, planting and preservation of trees, flowers, plants, shrubbery and other objects of ornamentation in the city; to collect, study and evaluate information on community improvements and to make recommendations thereon; to sponsor, plan, coordinate and carry out the annual spring Clean-Up Paint-Up Fix-Up campaign activities and to otherwise promote public interest in the general improvement of the appearance of the city; provided, however, that nothing herein shall be construed to abridge, invade, supplant or change the powers or duties of the other commissions, departments, boards and agencies of the city.

(Ord. 353, passed 3-28-1974)


Current Members

Rumana Rahman (Co-Chair)
Gary Saganski
Alathea Reese
Julie Sailus
Glafira Gordon
Vacancy – Apply here*

*Applications to serve on the board are accepted whenever there are openings.



Community Cleanup Flyer – June 17, 2023

Community Cleanup Flyer – May 20, 2023

Earth Day Flyer – April 2023

Meeting Schedule
Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at 6:00pm at Hamtramck City Hall (3rd floor). The meeting on June 1, 2023 will be at the Ukrainian American Museum (9630 Joseph Campau). Meetings are open to the public.

January 5, 2023 Agenda Minutes
February 9, 2023 Agenda Minutes
April 13, 2023 Agenda Minutes
May 4, 2023 Agenda  Minutes
June 1, 2023 Agenda Minutes
July 6, 2023 Minutes
August 3, 2023 Minutes
September 7, 2023 Minutes
October 5, 2023 
November 2, 2023
December 7, 2023

February 3, 2022
March 3, 2022 Agenda  Minutes
April 7, 2022
May 5, 2022 Minutes
June 2, 2022
July 7, 2022 Agenda  Minutes
August 4, 2022
September 1, 2022 Agenda Minutes
October 6, 2022 Agenda Minutes
November 3, 2022 Agenda Minutes
December 8, 2022 Agenda Minutes

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes