2019 Community Excellence Awards

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Community Excellence Awards. The Awards recognize and celebrate UBCM members that have implemented projects or programs that demonstrate excellence in meeting the purposes of local government in B.C. The application deadline is May 10, 2019.

The profile promising practices and to encourage local governments to learn from the success of other members in order to implement changes in their own communities

The 2019 categories are:

  • Excellence in Governance.  Projects/programs that include processes or policies that are outcomes-based support and encourage citizen participation in civic decision-making, and that exemplify best practices in accountability, long-term thinking and transparency.
  • Excellence in Service Delivery.  Projects/programs that provide effective services in a proactive manner, demonstrate benefit to the community, and utilize performance measures, benchmarks and standards to ensure sustainable service delivery.
  • Excellence in Asset Management.  Projects/programs that demonstrate a comprehensive system of asset management policies and practices.
  • Excellence in Sustainability.  Projects/programs that incorporate a long-term sustainability lens by considering cultural, social, economic and environmental issues in planning, policy and practice.

Awards will be presented during UBCM’s 2019 Convention.  All delegates are invited to attend the awards ceremony.

The Program & Application Guide and Application Form are available on UBCM’s website.  For more information, contact Danyta Welch at 250 356-5193 or awards@ubcm.ca.

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