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Awards & Recognition

Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • 2004 Texas Association of Convention & Visitors Bureau (TACVB) Idea Fair Award – 1st Place – Advertising – TACVB Annual Conference; Lake Conroe, Texas
  • 2004 TACVB Idea Fair Award – 1st Place – Web Site – TACVB Annual Conference; Lake Conroe, Texas
  • 2004 TACVB Idea Fair Award – Honorable Mention – Tourism Promotion – TACVB Annual Conference; Lake Conroe, Texas

 

Economic Development

  • 2004 Texas Economic Development Council – Community Economic Development Award for Outstanding Achievement
  • 2006 International Economic Development Council – 1st place – Special Purpose Website – IEDC annual conference NY, NY
  • 2007 Texas Economic Development Council – Community Economic Development Award – Community of the Year

 

Finance & Administration

  • 1990-2009: Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the City’s Annual Operating Plan and Program of Services for the Fiscal Years 1990 through 2009 (Nineteen consecutive years)
  • 1987-2007 : Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting – Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Years 1987 through 2007 (Twenty consecutive years)

 

Georgetown Utility Systems

  • 2015 Best Long Range Plan –American Planning Association, Central Texas Chapter
  • 2015 Honorable Mention- Best Long Range Plan- American Planning Association, Texas Chapter
  • 2007  American Public Power Association – Honorable Mention Safety Award
  • 2005, 2006 TCEQ Total Coliform Award
  • 2005 American Public Power Association – 3rd Place Safety Award
  • 2005 TCEQ Innovative Use of Technology Award
  • 2003 American Public Power Association -Community Service Award
  • 2001 American Water Works Association (AWWA) Texas Section Conservation/Reuse Award
  • 2000 American Public Power Association (APPA) 1st Place Safety Award : To the Electric Department for working without a reportable/recordable accident.
  • 1999 TMUA Outstanding Municipal Utility Award
  • 1999 Texas Municipal Utilities Association – Outstanding municipal utility award for Community-Owned Utilities in recognition of significant improvements to their water, wastewater, and electrical utilities.
  • 1998 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — Region VI – Regional Administrators Environmental Excellence Award for Public Water Supply Excellence in Operation & Management in the IB Category : 3,300 – 50,000 population served.
  • 1996 Texas Public Power Association – Electric Systems Achievement Award
  • 1996 Environmental Protection Agency 2nd Place Award – Operations & Maintenance — Berry Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.
  • 1996 Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission Pinnacle Award – Operation & Maintenance Award — Small, Non-Discharging Plant — Berry Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.

 

Information Technology

  • 2008 “Best in Texas” TAMIO website award for library.georgetown.org
  • 2005 IT Excellence in Innovation Award for the Voice over IP implementation project
  • 2004 TACVB Idea Fair Award – 1st Place – Web Site – TACVB Annual Conference; Lake Conroe, Texas
  • 2003 Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers, Tamio, Award for best municipal website in Texas for a City under 100,000 population

 

Main Street Program

  • 1997 Great American Main Street Award
  • 2002 TDA President’s Award for Best Marketing Program – Discover the Charm
  • 2003 Main Street Hero Award – Renee Hanson
  • 2004 Preserve America Community
  • 2004 National Main Street Community
  • 2005 National Main Street Community
  • 2006 TDA President’s Award for Best Promotional Event – Red Poppy Festival
  • 2006 National Main Street Community
  • 2007 TDA President’s Award for Best Marketing Program – Sincerely Yours
  • 2007 National Main Street Community
  • 2008 National Main Street Community

 

Parks & Recreation

  • 1999 National Gold Medal Winner
  • 2001 – 2004 National Softball Association – Outstanding Park Award : McMaster Softball Park
  • 2006 National Recreation Trail Award
  • 2012, 2007, 1998, 1993 State Gold Medal Winner
  • 2007 Softball Players Association “Award of Excellence”
  • 2007 Texas Recreation and Parks Society Region 5 & 7 Best Parks and Recreation Website Award
  • 2008 Texas Trails Network Partnership Award for San Gabriel River Trails
  • 2012 Lone Star Legacy Award for San Gabriel Park