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Nominate Your Project for Governor's Awards for Local Government Excellence

Thursday October 11th, 2018
Deadline is December 14.
PSATS is asking its members to nominate projects for the 2019 Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence, administered by the state Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). The awards recognize townships and officials who have found creative ways to improve their communities.
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.
To learn more about the judging criteria for each category, view past award winners, and submit a nomination, go to DCED's Governor's Awards web page.