Salute to Local Government Awards
Nomination Form Deadline for nominations is May 3, 2019.
We are now accepting nominations for our 27th annual Salute to Local Government. The Salute is a unique event that highlights and celebrates the value of public sector performance and the benefits that public sector innovation and excellence bring to taxpayers and our community as a whole. We welcome nominations from local governments and school districts across Wisconsin.
The award categories recognize outstanding performance by local governments and school districts in the areas of effective problem-solving, innovative use of data or technology, intergovernmental cooperation, and private-public cooperation. In addition, our Norman N. Gill award and Jean B. Tyler Leader of the Future award recognize individual excellence.
Click on a category below to view details and submit a nomination.
Innovative approach to problem-solving
Awarded to a government, school district, or governmental unit that demonstrates use of an innovative solution or management technique to address a fiscal or programmatic challenge and produce budgetary savings and/or programmatic improvements.
Innovative use of data or technology
Awarded to a government, school district, or governmental unit that demonstrates the innovative use of new technology or data collection to improve government performance, decision-making, and/or transparency.
Awarded to a cooperative effort among two or more governments that best demonstrates the benefits of working together toward a common public policy goal.
Awarded to a partnership between one or more public and private sector entities that worked in partnership to achieve a worthwhile public policy goal.
Norman N. Gill Award
To a non-elected official in local government or a school district who demonstrates individual excellence or innovation through everyday administration of services or programs.
Jean B. Tyler Leader of the Future Award
To a non-elected official in local government or a school district (40 years of age or under) who demonstrates individual excellence or innovation through everyday administration of services or programs.