LMC Awards Programs

Nominate Your City or Official for a 2018 League Award!

The League each year honors the special achievements of cities and city leaders. Entries are now being accepted for the City of Excellence Awards, C.C. Ludwig Award, James F. Miller Leadership Award, and Sustainable City Awards.

The entry deadline for all awards is April 30.

New! Awards will be presented—and cities will be celebrated—at an extended awards show and dinner on June 21 at the 2018 LMC Annual Conference in St. Cloud.

Download the entry forms:

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 topical category, which is different each year. The 2018 Topical Category is "Promoting Leadership and Career Opportunities in City Government."

About the C.C. Ludwig Award and James F. Miller Leadership Award
The C.C. Ludwig Award recognizes elected officials who have made significant contributions to Minnesota city government. Similarly, the James F. Miller Leadership Award honors appointed city officials who have gone above and beyond the call of duty for their city and all Minnesota cities.

About Sustainable City Awards
Cities currently participating in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program are eligible for the League of Minnesota Cities/GreenStep Cities Sustainable City Award.