The League each year honors the special achievements of cities and city leaders with the City of Excellence Awards, C.C. Ludwig Awards, and Leadership Awards.
About City of Excellence Awards
The City of Excellence Awards recognize cities for programs that have helped their cities progress in some way. Awards are given in three different population categories and in one special topic category, which is different each year. The 2015 Topical Category is "Parks & Recreation Programs and Projects."
About C.C. Ludwig and Leadership Awards
The C.C. Ludwig Awards recognize elected officials who have made significant contributions to Minnesota city government. Similarly, the Leadership Awards honor appointed city officials who have gone above and beyond the call of duty for their city and all Minnesota cities.