It shall be the duty of the City Beautiful Commission to study, formulate and develop plans for the beautification of streets, highways, alleys, utility installations, parks, open spaces, streams, playgrounds, yards, lots and buildings; 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 aid in the promotion and carrying out of the annual operation ordering the cleaning up of the City which occurs every May 10; and to otherwise promote public interest in the general improvement of the appearance of the City.  However, the powers and duties of the Commission are of an advisory nature only, and nothing herein shall be construed to abridge, invade, supplant or change the powers or duties of the departments and boards of the City or of the Council.
(Ord. 10-73. Passed 3-5-73.)