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Posted on: January 14, 2019

2018 Recognition Awards Program

AVCOG’s Recognition Awards Program is designed to acknowledge area municipalities efforts to try new and different approaches to serving its citizens and to promote those projects that have proven successful and effective as an example to others.

AWARD CATEGORIES

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Criteria: Recognizes achievements in activities/efforts which lead to increased business investment and associated job retention/creation and/or the creation of a suitable environment that can lead to business investment in traditional or a growth industries important to the local economy.

ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT
Criteria: Recognizes achievements in activities/efforts which provide substantial protection or improvement to the natural environment, particularly in the areas of water quality or solid waste management.

ACHIEVEMENTS IN PLANNING
Criteria: Recognizes achievements in activities/efforts which serve as a model for public policy and implementation and which is consistent with the Growth Management Act.

TRANSPORTATION ACHIEVEMENT
Criteria: Recognizes achievements in activities/efforts which lead to the development of transportation systems that promote safety, efficiency and intermodalism.

ELIGIBILITY

Any project of an AVCOG member municipality or member county may be nominated for an award.  Nomination need not be submitted by the member municipality, agency or department that developed or operated the project.  No more than three nominations per category may be submitted by a member municipality.  The project must have been completed by December 31, 2018.

DEADLINE

Nominations must be received by March 8, 2019, at AVCOG, 125 Manley Road, Auburn, Maine 04210.

If you have questions, please call Lisa Bonney at AVCOG (207) 783-9186 or email Lbonney@avcog.org.
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