Plans - Three Judging Categories
- Communications and/or Marketing Plans (Plans to explain policies, programs, services or products.)
- Crisis Communications Plans (Plans to respond to a crisis.)
- Community Engagement Plans (Plans to work with or seek feedback from the community on a topic.)
Community Visioning or Branding
Programs for promoting deliberations among diverse community interests in order to guide a community decision on future direction and vision.
Go Green Communication Program Efforts
Programs encouraging energy conservation, waste reduction/recycling, and resource efficiencies. (Such as: Energy Conservation Practices, Waste Reduction/Recycling, Water Conservation)
Most Creative Activity with Least Dollars Spent
Programs and materials that generate big impact with few resources expended.
Most Innovative Communications
Recognizes a local government communications activity that pushes the limits of innovation or technology to reach an intended audience.
Programs for involving residents in community decision making on specific issues and projects