American City & County Awards

American City & County annually awards communities and individuals for their accomplishments. Our individual leadership awards include Municipal Leader of the Year, County Leader of the Year and Public Works Official of the Year. Governments that complete a project with long-term implications are eligible for our America's Crown Communities Awards.


Now Accepting Nominations for…

ALL AWARDS FOR 2014 ARE NOW CLOSED.


America's Crown Communities

Lincoln, Neb.'s Antelope Valley Project, a 2012 America's Crown Communities AwardProjects submitted for consideration are judged on uniqueness, short- and long-term value to the community and effective/innovative financing. The winners are profiled in the December issue.

Deadline: CLOSED FOR 2014

To apply, click here.

Past America's Crown Communities winners:


Municipal Leader of the Year

Walter Maddox, 2012 Muncipal Leader of the YearNominees are judged on major accomplishments, why the efforts were important to the community, and when they were completed. The winner is profiled in the November issue.

Deadline: CLOSED for 2014

Click here to apply.


Past Municipal Leader of the Year winners:


Public Works Leader of the Year

Rina Cutler, 2011 Public Works Leader of the YearNominees are judged on major accomplishments, why the efforts were important to the community, and when they were completed. The winner is profiled in the August issue.

Deadline: CLOSED for 2014

Past Public Works Leader of the Year winners:


County Leader of the Year

Toni Preckwinkle, 2012 County Leader of the YearNominees are judged on major accomplishments, why the efforts were important to the community, and when they were completed. The winner is profiled in the June issue.

Deadline: CLOSED for 2014

Past County Leader of the Year winners:

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