The Business and Economic Development Commission (BEDC) is currently accepting nominations for the Mayor's 2018 Beautification Awards. The annual Award recognizes Highland Park property owners and business owners that have made improvements to enhance visual appeal.
Award recipients will be granted a Mayoral certificate and receive public recognition at a 2018 City Council Meeting, in The Highlander, the Business Development eNews, the City's website, and the City's Facebook and Twitter pages.
The award is given in five different categories which include Retail, Restaurant, Auto Dealer, Service, and Commercial/Mixed-Use Development. Award criteria includes Façade and Building Appearance, Cleanliness, Window Clarity, Adherence to City Code, and Landscaping.
Nomination forms may be submitted online on the City's Website or nomination forms may be printed and sent to the Office of Business Development, 1707 St. Johns Avenue, Highland Park, IL 60035.
The deadline for submission is September 7, 2018. For more information, please contact Melissa Rosen in the Office of Business Development at 847.926.1046 or firstname.lastname@example.org.