Local Government Day Awards
The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has opened the application period for the Governor's Awards for Local Government Excellence. The program themes for the 2014 awards include: building community partnerships, responding to adversity, promoting community/economic revitalization, community/governmental initiatives, fiscal accountability and best management practices, intergovernmental cooperation and information technology.
The application period for the 2014 awards has been opened to all local governments, councils of governments and municipal authorities. The electronic application can be found under the "Local Government" section of the DCED website at www.newPA.com
. The deadline for applications is Friday, January 31, 2014. Any questions should be directed to Sean Sanderson at firstname.lastname@example.org
In total, eight local government leaders and eight communities across the state will receive awards that will be presented at the 18th Annual award ceremony on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the state Capitol in Harrisburg.