Cheyenne, Mayor look to recognize beautification efforts

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Release) - Civic pride runs throughout the City of Cheyenne and Mayor Marian Orr’s Inaugural Beautification Award aims to recognize those efforts.

In partnership with the Forward Greater Cheyenne Beautification Committee, the Mayor’s Beautification Award has been created to recognize our community members who do an outstanding job of beautifying and improving their property.

The competition is open to single family homes, fourplexes, and apartment buildings as well as commercial properties and landscaping efforts.

The Mayor’s Beautification Award is comprised of five categories with one award winner for each:

“Do it Yourself” - Work completed by non-professional family members, etc.

Professional – All, or a majority of the work, was completed by a licensed professional who was compensated for their work.

Small Business (25 employees or fewer) – Award recognizes businesses and public properties that promote beautification of Cheyenne through landscaping and architecture.

Large Business (25+ employees) - Award recognizes businesses and public properties that promote beautification of Cheyenne through landscaping and architecture.

Water Wise Landscaping – Award recognizes individual or group efforts that promote sustainability in beautification while conserving resources.

Eligibility requirements for each category are as follows:

Beautification efforts must be visible from the public right-of-way.

Buildings must be occupied and not for sale during the application process.

Exterior remodel/landscape projects must be completed upon applying.

Any incomplete applications will be disqualified.

To submit your application, click here, or click on the nomination form hyperlink at the beginning of this press release. Completed nominations forms must be submitted by Friday, August 30. If applicants would like to submit a picture with their completed form, they may do so by emailing a picture to beautificationaward@cheyennecity.org

Applicants may self-nominate.

A winner for each category will be announced by Sunday, September 15. Winners will then be publicly recognized on Friday, September 20 at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens (710 S. Lions Park Dr.).