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Nominate a Project for the Governor's Awards for Local Government Excellence

Sunday October 1st, 2017
PSATS is asking its members to nominate projects for the 2018 Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence. The awards recognize townships and officials who have found creative ways to improve their communities. The deadline for entries is December 1.
 
Townships may nominate projects in the following categories:
• Building community partnerships
• Responding to adversity
• Promoting community/economic revitalization
• Innovative community/governmental initiatives
• Fiscal accountability and best management practices
• Innovative planning and sound land use practices
• Intergovernmental cooperation
• Information technology
• Health and wellness initiatives
 
Townships must submit a narrative about the project that includes:
• The name of the nominated township and county, any other participating municipalities and their counties, and a contact person’s name, street address, phone number, and email address. 
• The applicable category from the list above.
• A description of the project.
• An explanation of how the project  resolved a problem, addressed a need, or improved the community. Provide quantifiable results, if available.
• A list of everyone who participated in the project and how they helped.
 
The deadline for nominations is December 1. To learn more about the judging criteria for each category, view past award winners, and submit a nomination, click here.