KLC Awards

Congratulations to our 2014 KLC Awards Winners 

KLC's Award program recognizes the people and programs that make our Kentucky cities models of excellence in public service.   Presentations to all winners will be made on Friday, October 10 at 10:30 a.m. during the KLC Conference & Expo Awards Brunch in Louisville.  

Read profiles on all of the winners. 

Elected City Official of the Year - Owensboro Mayor Ron Payne  - read his profile


Mayor Payne with KLC Deputy Executive Director JD Chaney (left) and KLC President and Bardstown Mayor Bill Sheckles.

The winner receives a donation of $1,000 to a Kentucky city program/project or a qualified charity of his/her choice; recognition in statewide media and among peers; registration to an upcoming KLC Conference and tickets to the KLC awards brunch.
Congratulations to past winners including Louisville Metro Mayor Greg Fischer (2013); Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw (2012); Prospect Mayor Todd Eberle (2011); Pikeville City Manager Donovan Blackburn (2010) and Wilmore Mayor Harold Rainwater (2009).

City Employee of the Year - Princeton Deputy City Clerk Jennifer Clark - read her profile.




Jennifer "Jenny" Clark with KLC Deputy Executive Director JD Chaney (left) and KLC President and Bardstown Mayor Bill Sheckles. 

The winner receives a donation of $1,000 to a Kentucky city program/project or a qualified charity of his/her choice; recognition in statewide media and among peers; registration to an upcoming KLC Conference and tickets to the KLC awards brunch. 
Congratulations to past winners including Saint Matthews Public Works Supervisor Terry Ridgeway (2013); Owensboro Operations Manager Tony Cecil (2012); Maysville City Engineer Sam Baker (2011); Morgantown Police Chief Billy Phelps (2010) and Paducah City Engineer/Public Works Director Rick Murphy (2009).


2014 Enterprise Cities Awards -
Read the profiles.

All winners are pictured with KLC President and Bardstown Mayor Bill Sheckles (red vest) and KLC Deputy Executive Director JD Chaney (red tie).

City of Simpsonville PLanning/Branding/Economic Development

City of Paducah - Public Safety

City of Raceland - Empowering Youth and Engaging Citizens


City of Frankfort - Environment/Revitalization



City of Manchester - Small Cities Showcase


The winning city in each category receives a donation of $1,000 to further the program's sucess; recognition in statewide media and among peers; one registration to an upcoming KLC Conference and tickets to the KLC awards brunch. 




 

Resources

Other Annual Awards Programs of Interest
Watch for information on additional state and national awards opportunities at klc.org and in KLC DirectLine, KLC's weekly member enewletter.
 

Governing Magazine Public Official of the Year

Harvard Innovation in American Government Awards

National League of Cities Awards

Rand McNally- USA Today "Best of the Road" Best Small Towns in America

U.S. Conference of Mayors City Livability Awards

U.S. Conference of Mayors- All awards