Shapiro Administration Recognizes Recipients of 2023 Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence

On behalf of Governor Josh Shapiro, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Rick Siger is recognizing municipalities and local government officials for their dedication to strengthening their communities and better serving their residents.

Fifteen communities, five organizations, and eight individuals from across the commonwealth were recognized for excellent service as part of the 27th Annual Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence. Information about the recipients can be found on DCED’s website.

“The important work done by local officials across our Commonwealth has the power to impact Pennsylvania families every day,” said Governor Shapiro. “Each of this year’s recipients have shown exceptional dedication to improving public services through innovative initiatives and a continued focus on getting things done for their communities. The individuals, municipalities, organizations, and counties being recognized today represent the best of us, and public service is not just what they do – it’s who they are.”

Speakers Include:
Rick Vilello, Deputy Secretary for Community Affairs and Development
Kelly Robertson, Executive Director of the Governor’s Center for Local Government Services
Lieutenant Governor Austin Davis

Local Government Day 2023 Video