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11/19/20

2020 Norman N. Gill Award For Individual Excellence

Norman N. Gill Award For Individual Excellence Dale Peters City Manager, City of Eau Claire It’s a testament to the collaborative, results-oriented leadership style of Eau Claire City Manager Dale Peters that area business and community leaders breathed a collective sigh of relief this past spring when he postponed his...Read More
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11/19/20

2020 James R. Ryan Lifetime Achievement Award

James R. Ryan Lifetime Achievement Award Dianne Robertson Retired Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer, Village of Thiensville Perhaps the greatest accomplishment over Dianne’s 45-year career was to make flooding a thing of the past in this historic community. Thiensville has erected a bridge named “Dianne’s Bridge” in her honor and she has donated a...Read More
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11/19/20

2020 Jean B. Tyler Leader of the Future Award

Jean B. Tyler Leader of the Future Abby Attoun Director of Planning and Community Development, City of Middleton Abby Attoun leads the Department of Planning & Community Development for the City of Middleton. Thirteen years ago she started with the City as a planner, and over that time her passion,...Read More
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11/19/20

2020 Excellence Under Pressure Award

Excellence Under Pressure TJ McCray Director of Instructional and Library Media Services, Madison Metropolitan School District When schools shut down on short notice due to COVID-19, TJ McCray worked to transform Wisconsin’s second largest school district — with over 27,000 students and 3,000 employees — into a virtual one. That...Read More
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11/19/20

2020 Effective Response to COVID-19 Award

Effective Response to COVID-19 Public Health & City Clerk’s Office City of Madison The City of Madison emerged as a model, a leader, and a success story during this difficult time, in close partnership with Dane County, State of Wisconsin, UW-Madison, the medical community, Wisconsin National Guard, and other stakeholders....Read More
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11/19/20

2020 Public-Private Cooperation Award

Public-Private Cooperation Milwaukee Employment/Renovation Initiative (MERI) City of Milwaukee Department of City Development Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) In the wake of the unrest in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood in August, 2016, elected officials and citizens alike called for swift action to address problems such as poor housing and...Read More
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11/19/20

2020 Intergovernmental Cooperation Award

Intergovernmental Cooperation Barton School Apartments Washington County In 2012, Washington County’s Brownfield Site Redevelopment Program, with the objective of transforming formerly contaminated and unused industrial sites into new and vibrant economic developments, includes a collaboration of five municipalities with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Economic Development Washington County. The...Read More
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11/19/20

2020 Innovative Use of Data or Technology Award

Innovative Use of Data or Technology Park Place Performs City of Janesville In January 2020, the City of Janesville relaunched its online performance dashboard, Park Place Performs! This tool was originally launched in January 2017 to enable public and city officials to track progress of the city’s strategic goals. In...Read More
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11/19/20

2020 Innovative Approach to Problem Solving Award

Innovative Approach to Problem Solving Public Safety Department  Village of Palmyra What if you called 911 and nobody came? As in many communities, this was a very real concern for the citizens of Palmyra. The village’s solution was to create a Public Safety Department employing full-time public safety officers cross-trained...Read More