Awards and Recognitions

Community Development

  • SolSmart Gold Award June 2019
  • Tree City USA Award June 2019
  • CRS (Community Rating System) Classification of 5 for Flood Insurance April 2020
  • Excellence in Landscaping Silver Award 2012
  • Excellence in Landscaping Gold Award 2015

Finance

  • Distinguished Budget Presentation (2012 to 2019): Government Finance Officers Association
  • Excellence in Financial Reporting (2002 to 2019): Government Finance Officers Association

Public Works

  • Stormwater Management Award (2011): Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management
  • Conservation and Native Landscaping Award (2010 – Naturalized Storm Water Management Facilities): Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 5 & Chicago Wilderness Association
  • Outstanding Use of Native Plants Award (2010): Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5 & Chicago Wilderness Association
  • Municipal Development Control Award (2007 – Naturalized Stormwater Management Guidelines): The Chaddick Institute at DePaul University
  • Perfect Fluoride
  • Compliance Commendation (2005 to 2010): Illinois Public Health Association, Division of Oral Health

Administration

  • Project of the Year Award: Government/Public (2009 – Montgomery Village Hall): Midwest Construction
  • Merit Award (2009 – Montgomery Village Hall): Chicago Building Congress

Police

  • Rising Shields of Law Enforcement – Sergeant Elizabeth Palko (2013): Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police

Community Awards

  • Gold Award (2013): Clean Air Counts
  • Fab 40 (2012): The Conservation Foundation
  • Governor’s Hometown Award (2011 – Project Winner in History & Historic Preservation for Settler’s Cottage): State of Illinois
  • Governor’s Hometown Award (2010 – Dickson-Murst Farm Public Education Program): State of Illinois
  • The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Presentation Award (2006 – Advocacy for the Dickson-Murst Farmstead): Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois