Outstanding Citizenship Award

DEADLINE FOR 2020 NOMINATIONS: NOVEMBER 6, 2020.

PURPOSE


Outstanding Citizen AwardThroughout our Town’s history, volunteers have donated countless hours to improve the quality of life in Flower Mound. The success of any community is built upon the efforts of individuals committed to serving their community with the desire to make it a better place to live, work, and play. 
 
The Outstanding Citizenship Award is designed to recognize each year-
  •   a group
  •  an individual (adult and youth category)
  •  and an individual for the 'Lifetime Achievement Award'
All should demonstrate exemplary service to the community. The Town is fortunate to have a longstanding tradition of hardworking volunteers and this award aims to recognize those who have given unselfishly of themselves in service to others.

CRITERIA AND NOMINATIONS

 
To qualify for this recognition award, the nominee must be a Flower Mound resident, or group located within the Town, and should display or meet two of the following criteria:
  • Strive to make a positive impact in the community
  • Enhance the Flower Mound community and the lives of its citizens
  • Address or fulfill a community need or concern

Anyone can submit a nomination, which are accepted throughout the year. CLICK HERE for the online application and nominations will be considered for up to one year after the initial submission.  Note: Flower Mound elected officials currently in office or selection committee members are not eligible to receive this award.

The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete application with all pertinent details. It is important that you provide as much information as possible about the nominee, and explain their contribution and describe how they impacted the overall community of Flower Mound. Please feel free to send examples of the nominee’s work (e.g. videos, photographs, etc.). Note that all application materials will remain property of the Town of Flower Mound and will not be returned.

THE COMMITTEE


The Outstanding Citizenship Award Committee is comprised of five (5) leaders from area non-profit organizations and three (3) citizens appointed by the Town Council. They will review all applications and will make the final selection in November/December.
   

RECOGNITION

 
The recipient(s) will be announced and honored at a Town Council meeting in December. The award recipient will receive a Proclamation of Outstanding Citizenship from the Mayor and Council, along with a small engraved plaque, an engraved brick at the library, and other items. Their name will be added to a perpetual plaque located at Town Hall. In addition, the recipient (individual category), will be extended an invitation to participate in various Town events throughout the year.

PAST WINNERS
YEAR  INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY  GROUP CATEGORY  LIEFETIME CATEGORY
 2015 Doug Graves FM High School Lady Jags Softball Team  NA
 2016 Kathy O'Keefe Young Men's Service League  NA
 2017 Marilyn Lawson FM Garden Club  NA
 2018 Don McDaniel Summit Club  Alton Bowman
 2019 Angie Cox Cross Timbers Rotary Club Albert Picardi


CONTACT INFORMATION

 
Town Secretary's Office
Town of Flower Mound
2121 Cross Timbers Rd
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Tel: (972) 874-6070 
Email: townsecretary@flower-mound.com.

Nominations will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, or disability.