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Awards and Recognition
Awards and Recognition
Celebrating City Champions
Eugene is frequently recognized as one of the most livable communities in the United States. The excellence of City employees and programs contributes significantly to our cherished quality of life. A few highlights of recent acknowledgements:
Eugene Public Library was rated as a Star Library by the Library Journal, placing it among the top three percent of public libraries nationwide for excellence in delivering key services per dollar.
Our diverse community is enriched by the City’s Recreation Services. The U. S. Water Fitness Association named Echo Hollow Pool the top aquatic program in Oregon, and number six in the country, and Adaptive Recreation Services received a Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service from the U.S. Army for its commitment to programming for injured service members and veterans.
The Government Finance Officers Association has recognized the City of Eugene’s fiscal stewardship with the Excellence in Financial Reporting award for the past 34 years and the Distinguished Budget Presentation award for the past 27years.
The City’s Public Works Department received numerous awards to ranging from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies’ Peak
Performance Silver award to recognition of the Eugene Airport by Forbes.com as one of four top airports for innovative use of Twitter and Facebook to inform and engage travelers.
National Geographic’s The Green Guide, a respected consumer resource for green living, named Eugene America’s #1 Green City.
The International Olympic Committee gave its first-ever award for Sport and the Environment to Eugene’s 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field. Several City of Eugene staff played key roles in Eugene 08’s environmental and sustainability achievements.
Eugene was named top city for “Green Scenes: Where capitalism meets eco-consciousness,” by Entrepreneur Magazine; #3 out of 20 Best Towns of the Future by Sunset Magazine; and one of the Top 10 College Towns by Livability.com.
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