The National League of Cities (NLC) announces that Centennial is as a finalist for the 2010 Awards for Municipal Excellence. The Awards for Municipal Excellence recognize cities and towns for outstanding programs that improve the quality of life in America’s communities. Centennial was chosen for Partnership in Public Works program.
“We are pleased that Centennial is a finalist for our Awards for Municipal Excellence,” said Donald J. Borut, NLC’s Executive Director. “This shows that even at a time when so many cities are struggling financially, cities and towns continue to develop the most creative and innovative solutions.”
NLC received nominations from cities and towns in 40 states. Finalist programs exhibited exceptional public-private partnerships, productive citizen and community collaborations, management of municipal resources, implementation of government policies, project implementation with tangible results and/or the ability to replicate the project in other cities.
The winners of the 2010 Awards for Municipal Excellence will be announced during NLC’s Congress of Cities and Exposition in Denver, Colo., November 30 – December 4, 2010.
More information about the Awards for Municipal Excellence can be found on the NLC website at http://www.nlc.org/ame.aspx.
The National League of Cities is the nation’s oldest and largest organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.