Beautification Advisory Board


  • 5 p.m.
  • 2nd Monday of every month, excluding July and August
  • Town Hall, 200 S Greeley Avenue Chappaqua, NY 10514
  • Meetings Live via Zoom Until Further Notice

Agendas & Meeting Notes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings and meeting notes are available after their completion HERE.


  • MaryLynn McRee
    Term expires: December 31, 2024
  • Lori Morton
    Term expires: January 27, 2023
  • Catherine O’Connor
    Term expires: January 27, 2023
  • Fran Osborne
    Term expires: November 10, 2022
  • Margaret (Betsy) M. Towl
    Term expires: December 10, 2022
  • Bentley Waters
    Term expires: October 31, 2025

Mission Statement

A non-partisan advisory committee that advises on, formulates and promotes programs that will enhance the beauty and appearance of New Castle. 

Establishment & Term of Office

The Beautification Advisory Board was established on June 24, 1989. The term of office is three years.

Projects of Note

  • Sponsors Clean-Up Day held annually in late April. The board provides plastic bags and gloves for residents to pick up litter for a cleaner Chappaqua in preparation for a prettier springtime. Also started the “Neat to the Street” campaign.
  • Sponsors “Adopt a Bench” to commemorate a loved one or special event throughout the town
  • Initiated the sidewalk on Route 120 in hopes that more sidewalks would be built.
  • Awarded private citizens as well as commercial residents who did an outstanding job enhancing their front properties. The winners were congratulated publicly at Community Day.
  • Chosen and paid for the flowers and plants in the town’s containers and hanging baskets and made sure that they are maintained and taken care of.
  • Chosen and purchased the holiday lights and snowflakes for the wintertime.


For more information, please email New Castle Beautification Advisory Board