UBCM Community Excellence Award Winners

The Union of British Columbia Municipalities has presented its 2019 Community Excellence Awards at the UBCM annual convention in Vancouver. The awards showcase municipalities and regional districts that have implemented projects and programs that demonstrate excellence in meeting the purposes of local government in BC.

The awards are designed to profile promising practices and to create successful pathways and incentives for others to follow. UBCM has offered the Community Excellence Awards since 2004.

In all categories, winners offer a path for other local governments to follow, not only in British Columbia but also around the world, making communities more efficient, healthier and ultimately more liveable.

Excellence in Governance

WINNER:                                             City of Richmond
2017-2022 Child Care Needs Assessment and Strategy

Honourable Mention:                          Village of Canal Flats
                                                            Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw

Excellence in Service Delivery

WINNER:                                             Thompson-Nicola Regional District
                                                            A New Road Travelled – Mobile Library Service
                                                            ProvidesAdvanced Voting Opportunities for
                                                            Rural Communities

Honourable Mention:                         City of Surrey
Integrated Sustainability Education Program

Excellence in Asset Management

WINNER:                                             City of Colwood
Sustainable Infrastructure Replacement Plan

Excellence in Sustainability

WINNER:                                             City of Castlegar
Columbia Avenue Complete Streets Project

Honourable Mention:                         Village of Harrison Hot Springs
LED Lighting Upgrade 

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