City gets beautification honors
Glendale received two national awards this month for local beautification efforts.
In an announcement released Tuesday, officials said Glendale received a secssond-place national affiliate award by Keep America Beautiful Inc. for local efforts in the schools and on community gardens. Waste management programs also contributed to the ranking.
Glendale also received the President's Circle Award for efforts to reduce litter, minimize waste and beautify the community. The city undertakes an annual survey of litter as part of its membership commitment with Keep America Beautiful. Many of the efforts are guided through public works, the Neighborhood Services Division and the Committee for a Clean and Beautiful Glendale, a board made up of appointed citizens and city representatives.