Municipal Leader of the Year 2015 Award Application

Municipal Leader of the Year 2015 Award
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2015


Any outstanding municipal official in the United States who strove to make their community a better place during the past year is welcome for nomination.

Nominees are judged on major accomplishments, why the efforts were important to the community, and when they were completed. The winner will be profiled in the November issue of American City & County. There are no restrictions on who can submit a nomination.

Nominees will be judged on leadership skills, resourcefulness, uniqueness of narrative and the impacts the nominee's leadership has had on their community.

3 steps to prepare the nomination form:

1. Identify the nominee and their community, including the leader's title and the community's population along with the contact information of the individual(s) nominating. Those responsible for submitting the winning nomination will be notified in October.

2. Summarize the major accomplishments the nominee achieved during the past year.

3. Explain, in less than 1,500 words, the impact the nominee has had on the community, how their leadership has been transformative and why the community is a better place because of them. If appropriate, send supporting material, including newspaper or magazine articles, and photographs.

How to send the nomination:

Email applications in .doc or .pdf format to Editorial Director Bill Wolpin at [email protected] and Assistant Editor Derek Prall at [email protected].