Montevallo accepting nominations for spring beautification awards

By EMILY SPARACINO / Staff Writer

MONTEVALLO – Montevallo is accepting nominations for the best-looking yards and business landscapes in Montevallo city limits through April 4.

Nomination forms for Montevallo’s 2019 Spring Beautification Awards are available at City Hall, Parnell Memorial Library, Regions Bank, Trustmark Bank and the Montevallo Chamber of Commerce.

Judging will take place the week after the nomination deadline.

Winners and runners-up will be announced by April 16.

Awards will be given in the following categories: Residential, apartment complex, business, school/civic buildings, churches and mini-farms.

Individuals may nominate more than one property.

Nominees will be judged on criteria including curb appeal, landscape appearance, plants, shrubs, creative design, neatness and use of natural features (existing stands of trees, rock outcrops, etc.).

All properties judged must be nominated and located within Montevallo city limits and visible from a public road.

Nominating forms must be returned to Montevallo City Hall at 545 Main Street no later than Thursday, April 4.