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Madison Recognized as a 2015 Tree City USA
Click here to read the letter regarding the award: 2015 Tree City USA Recognition

2016 Calendar of Events
Please click here to see what is going on this year: 2016 Calendar of Events

Day:  Third Tuesday of each month
Time:  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location:  Madison City Hall, 100 Hughes Rd.


2016 Beautification Awards Information 

The Madison Beautification Awards program recognizes commercial properties within the city limits of Madison which, through landscaping efforts, help make our community a more inviting and beautiful place to live and work. This year judging will take place May 19, 2016 and will follow the grading scale listed on the  Judge’s Overview and Scoring Sheet.

The Madison Beautification Board welcomes and encourages new or recently improved commercial properties to apply.  The application and $25 fee are due May 7th, 2016. Applications and fees should be mailed to Madison Beautification Board, 100 Hughes Road, Madison, AL 35758.

Winning properties will be publicly recognized and honored for their commitment to beautifying Madison. A Madison Beautification Award metal sign and holder will be placed on all winning properties. 

2016 Beautification Award Application  | 2016 Revised Judge's Scoring Sheet

2016 Revised Judging Sheet Information

Agendas and Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are available following approval.
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Membership in the Beautification Commission consists of 5-15 members with two members appointed by the majority vote of the City Council and the remaining members appointed by the Mayor.

2015 Board Positions:
  • President:  Karen Lawler
  • Vice-President Beautification Board:  Amber Braman
  • Vice-President Tree Board:  Marsha Harris
  • Treasurer:  Julie Ray
  • Secretary:  Karen Forsyth

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The City of Madison Beautification and Tree Board was established on October 28, 2002, and acts in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and City Council. Its purpose is to enhance the quality of life in Madison through beautification and environmentally friendly practices.

Signature Plant
In 2007, the Madison City Council approved the Knock Out Rose as the official signature plant of the City, creating a unique opportunity for residents, businesses, and local government to work together, using a cohesive landscaping element to create a distinct appearance throughout our City.

Due to the prevalence of Rose rosette disease in our area, the current 2016 Beautification Board advises residents and commercial property owners to be informed of RRD prior to purchasing volumes of Knock Out roses for landscape plantings. Please visit the Alabama Cooperative Extension System website at

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