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Queen Creek has earned more recognition than most communities its size. The Town has received awards on national, state and regional levels for its innovative General Plan and ordinances, community outreach and citizen participation programs, environmental preservation efforts, and leadership, among others. The Town is committed to continuous improvement and innovation.

Best Places to Work 

 Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence Award for Small Organization of the Year (2018) - Arizona Association for Economic Development

John J. DeBolske Professional Excellence Award - John Kross (2017) - Arizona City/County Management Association (ACMA)

Golden Prospector Award of Merit for Agritainment Marketing Postcard (2017) - Arizona Association for Economic Development

Parks Professional of the Year - Rich Purcell (2017) - Arizona Parks and Recreation Association

Public Works Project of the Year Award for Small Cities for the Ellsworth Road project from Germann to Ryan Roads (2017) - American Public Works Association

Copper Anvil - Special Event 7+ Days for Queen Creek Census (2016) - Public Relations Society of America - Phoenix Chapter

Savvy Award - Government Service Delivery/Community Issue (pop. 0 - 60,000) for Better Roads Ahead Campaign (2016) - City-County Communications and Marketing Association (3CMA)

Award of Excellence - Branding/New Logo for Better Roads Ahead (2016) - City-County Communications and Marketing Association (3CMA)

Award of Excellence - Publications for Corporate Strategic Plan (2016) - City-County Communications and Marketing Association (3CMA)

Ann Byrnes Memorial Award for Professional Excellence to Assistant Town Manager Bruce Gardener (2016) - Arizona State Society for Human Resources Management

Golden Prospector Award of Merit for InvestTheQC.com (2016) - Arizona Association for Economic Development

 

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