2020 Award for Excellence Nominees

The LOC City Awards recognize and encourage excellence, innovation, efficiency and great public service in city government. It’s an opportunity for your city to receive the recognition it deserves. Winners can use their success as a positive selling point for their communities and as a boost to the community’s spirit. The awards also serve as a forum for sharing the best public service practices in Oregon.

The Award for Excellence recognizes cities for their progressive and innovative approaches to solving problems and operating a city.

Review/Selection Process

Each year a selection committee is appointed to judge the entries, comprised of past LOC presidents, state legislators, media and higher education representatives, and others.  In evaluating the entries, the judges consider whether the program:

1) Improves the community’s quality of life;
2) Enhances municipal services;
3) Includes collaboration with other governments, private interests, etc.;
4) Is replicable by other cities; and
5) Creates efficiencies.