Pictured above is the 2016 winner, Cindy Rosenthal, Former Norman Mayor
Does your city/town have an individual that deserves to be recognized for his/her significant contributions to your community?
The Don Rider Award was first established in 1988 recognizing outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to their community as well as their profession through personal growth and involvement.
Pictured above: The City of Sallisaw the recipient of the 2016 Municipal Innovations Award for population under 10,000
Pictured above: The City of Stillwater the recipient of the 2016 Municipal Innovations Award for population over 10,000
In honor of a municipality that has shown its strength with an innovative idea that highlights your community
The Innovations Award provides an opportunity for officials and staff of member cities and towns to receive recognition for their superior and innovative efforts. In addition, this award provides a means for sharing Oklahoma’s best public service ideas and demonstrates that those involved with local government are progressive, caring and committed to their communities.
Pictured above is the 2016 Mayor of the Year for larger communities - Craig Thurmond, Broken Arrow
Pictured above is 2016 Mayor of the Year for smaller communities - Stan Jackson, McLoud
The two Mayor of the Year award recipients are recognized for their continued dedication and vision for their individual communities. The awards are given to one municipality of 5,000 or more and one municipality of less than 5,000 in population.
The OMCTFOA Member of the Year Award is to recognize a member who has made a significant contribution to the objectives of OMCTFOA, the municipal clerks, treasurers, or finance officials profession, and to the improvement of municipal government.
Please click here for more information and nomination form.
Each year the City Management Association of Oklahoma (CMAO) recognizes a city manager in our state for outstanding performance with the Gerald Wilkins Award. This award honors the late Gerald Wilkins, former OML President, longtime city manager and municipal advisor to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.
For 2016 we are accepting nominations for managers of cities 15,000 and over.
Innovations Award for population over 10,000 - Stillwater
Innovations Award for population under 10,000 - Sallisaw
Mayor of the Year for larger communities - Craig Thurmond, Broken Arrow
Mayor of the Year for smaller communities - Stan Jackson, McLoud
Don Rider Award - Cindy Rosenthal, Former Norman Mayor
Also, OMCTFOA presented the Clerk of the Year Award to Janice Almy of Sand Springs and CMAO presented Timothy Rooney, City Manager of Mustang with the Gerald Wilkins Award.