Mayor Presents 2012 Evergreen Awards to Recipients
The Mayor of St. Louis Park presented the 2012 Evergreen Awards to the following recipients at the City Council meeting on September 24, 2012:
- 4038 Quentin – Randall Olson (Minikahda-Vista Neighborhood)
- 4151 Ottawa – James & Barbara Jacobs (Minikahda-Vista Neighborhood)
- 3804 Rhode Island – Adrienne Fleming; Stephanie and Ron Byland (South Oak Hill Neighborhood)
The Evergreen Award is presented each year in recognition of properties that are uniquely designed, landscaped and well maintained with an emphasis on landscaping that is visible to the passerby. Businesses, apartments and houses are all eligible to receive the award.
The judges selecting the Evergreen Award recipients are comprised of Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission members, past Evergreen Award winners, volunteers and staff who have a keen interest in flowers, plants, landscaping and landscape design. There were five judges inspecting this year’s nominations.
There were five nominations this year throughout the City. Winners are presented with an award certificate, a Dwarf Alberta Spruce tree and “Evergreen Award Winner” signs posted in their boulevard for two weeks. Jim Vaughan, Environmental Coordinator, was at the City Council meeting to present the awards to the three winners.