Commercial Improvement Award: L to R: Councilwoman Christa Tanner, Beautification Board Members Lisa Steinkamp, Kathy Middleton (Chair) and Cindy Gandy.

City’s Beautification Board Announces Improvement Award Winners

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on June 20, 2023

During the June 5, 2023, City of Brooksville City Council meeting the City Council and the City’s Beautification Board announced the winners of the monthly Margaret R. Ghiotto Improvement Awards.

City’s Beautification Board Announces Improvement Award Winners

The commercial property winner, Allison Quigley, owner of Orange Magnolia Boutique, located at 10 S. Broad Street and residential property winner, the John and Anita Hamilton, located at 105. Mt. Fair Avenue, are recognized for beautifying property located within the City.

The Beautification Board takes nominations for the Beatification Award for residential and commercial properties throughout the entire year. Criteria for nomination includes:

  • Property must be within the City limits of Brooksville
  • Beautification is limited to improvement of the exterior and/or surrounding
  • The Beautification effort must be easily recognizable to any person that is a
    member of the Beautification Board:
  • The Beautification Board will select and award one (1) award per month to either
    a new or an existing property.
    The selected business and home will receive a City of Brooksville award certificate and a
    yard sign with the phrase “City of Brooksville Beautification Award” to display on their property
    for one (1) month.
    The Board is appointed by City Council and consists of seven (7) voting members and a
    City Council representative. This board is responsible for the beautification of the City of

Brooksville through education of the citizens, utilizing contests, information, award programs, as well as the Adopt-A-Spot Program. The Board Members serve four-year staggered terms of office, all expiring in December of their respective term.
For more information on the Beautification Board or it’s programs, please call the City of Brooksville, Parks & Recreation Department at 352-540-3830 or visit



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