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AUMA Awards

AUMA Awards recognizes leaders in municipalities across Alberta. These awards will acknowledge and congratulate leaders who have demonstrated innovation, and distinction in their respective municipalities and communities. 

The following awards will be presented:

Award of Excellence

Recognizes past and present elected municipal officials with outstanding civic leadership who has held office for at least three years in Alberta. Download the Award of Excellence nomination form here.

Distinguished Service Award

Recognizes an elected official who has served 20 or more years in one or more Alberta municipalities.  Download the Distinguished Service Award nomination form here.

Dedicated Chief Administrative Officer Award

Co-sponsored by the Society of Local Government Managers—this award recognizes long-term excellence and dedication to municipal government and chief administrative management.  Download the CAO award nomination form here.

Dedicated Senior Municipal Team Award

Co-sponsored by the Society of Local Government Managers —this award acknowledges an outstanding municipal team that demonstrated excellence and dedication to a municipal government. Download team nomination form here.

Municipal Sustainability – Sustainability in Action Award

Recognizes an AUMA member that has demonstrated excellence in implementing sustainability plans and achieving measurable outcomes in one of the following specified dimensions of sustainability that rotates each year: Environment, Society, Governance, Economy, and Culture. Download the Sustainability in Action nomination form here.

Municipal Sustainability – Sustainability in Collaboration Award

Acknowledges a group of two or more municipalities, which have demonstrated excellence in implementing sustainability initiative(s) and achieving measurable outcomes in a specified dimension of sustainability that rotates each year: Environment, Society, Governance, Economy, and Culture. Download the Sustainability in Collaboration nomination form here.

Municipal Sustainability – Above and Beyond Award

Recognizes staff, residents or other organizations who have played a significant role in implementing a municipality’s sustainability plan and achieving the community’s goals in one of the following specified dimensions of sustainability that rotates each year: Environment, Society, Governance, Economy, and Culture. Download the Above and Beyond nomination form here.