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Meeting Name: Communities in Bloom Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/20/2022 4:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
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TMP-28397 1  Discussion Item - AC2021 COMMUNITIES IN BLOOM PARTICIPATION UPDATE Mona Boyd, Horticulture Foreperson discussed the 2021 Communities in Bloom participation of community members and organizations, as well as draws and prizes. Ms. Boyd indicated that there were 68 local participants in 2021.   Not available Not available
TMP-28398 1  Discussion Item - AC2022 PROGRAM UPDATE Ms. Boyd discussed the Invitation to Municipalities for the Year of the Garden 2022 Campaign, which marks the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association. She indicated that the Communities in Bloom and the Canadian Garden Council invited municipalities to proclaim 2022 as the Year of the Garden to acknowledge all the benefits that gardens and gardening provide.   Not available Not available
TMP-28402 1  Discussion Item - ACCOMMUNITIES IN BLOOM EVENTS/INFORMATION/UPDATES The Committee discussed future communications with previous participants to inform them of the Year of the Garden 2022 Campaign and the possibility of City of Barrie website updates to allow for participants to provide suggestions to include in the program. Ms. Boyd talked about the International Challenge competitive categories between national and international winners, as well as the non-competitive Circle of Excellence, and the non-evaluated robust municipalities and being visited by judges; whereas the Committee discussed and agreed to have a meeting within the next week to bring back suggestions for the international program challenge registration application.   Not available Not available