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Friday, February 06, 2009

Congratulations to MGG


The Atlanta Regional Commission officially recognized the City of Milton with its CREATE Community Local Government Innovation Award on Feb. 5 for the work of the Milton Grows Green committee. MGG officially received this honor during an award ceremony Thursday morning in Marietta. The breakfast was attended by Mayor Joe Lockwood, Councilmember Julie Zahner Bailey, Acting City Manager Chris Lagerbloom and MGG Committee members. The award honors a local government in the 10-county metro Atlanta region for creative efforts to improve efficiency and services to citizens in each of five categories. Milton's award came in the category of Community Building & Involvement. The other categories were Environmental Sustainability, Innovation in Technology, Educational Excellence and Regional Prosperity The ARC describes this award as recognizing active community involvement and collaborative projects that demonstrate new and innovative ways of working with residents, neighboring cities and counties, the school system and other partners to support collective goals and attain a shared vision for a greater community.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks, Julie, for your inspiration and hard work in creating MGG. Congrats MGG committee.

Anonymous said...

Julie, Julie, Julie, Yeah!

Anonymous said...

'Green' Tops 2008's Most Annoying Terms

Posted Jan 1, 09 12:23 PM CST in Arts & Living, US

(Newser) – Did you get your fill of mavericks this year? Or companies claiming to go green? Those words made Lake Superior State University’s list of the most overused words and phrases of 2008, the AP reports. Other annoying winners:

Carbon footprint
First dude
Bailout
Wall Street, in comparison with Main Street

Anonymous said...

Why not take your acid and rain on someone else's parade?

The good citizens of MGG are rolling up their sleeves and painting green across the city -- with or without you.