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2019 Municipal Innovation Award Winner

By January 13, 2020 April 1st, 2020 No Comments

Left to right: Quinten Griffiths, President of MuniSight; Greg Robinson, Director of Community Development & Human Resources, Town of Raymond

MuniSight is proud to announce the winner of the 2019 Municipal Innovation Award is the Town of Raymond, for their cutting-edge solar panel project, becoming one of Canada’s first municipalities to achieve a net-zero status.

“The Town of Raymond has found a way to transform the municipal landscape when it comes to climate change, and we are proud to announce them as the winner of the 2019 award,” says Quinten Griffiths, President of MuniSight.

 In 2019, the Town of Raymond became one of Canada’s first municipalities to achieve a net-zero status, saving over $150,000 a year in electricity costs.

Read the Town of Raymond’s story here.

As part of the prize, the Town of Raymond received $2,000 from MuniSight to donate towards a charity of their choice within their jurisdiction.

The purpose of the Municipal Innovation Award is to recognize innovative municipal governments. The Award is granted each year to a municipality who has successfully implemented an innovative project that has made a positive impact in their community. The Municipal Innovation Award would like to thank all who submitted applications!

2019 Finalist

The finalist of the 2019 Award was the City of Brooks, for their ‘Regional Transportation Pilot Project’, aimed to offer a low-cost transportation option to nearby city, Medicine Hat, focusing on health and medical appointments.

MuniSight is the proud sponsor of the Municipal Innovation Award and is dedicated to fostering innovation within municipal governments. To learn more about the award, please visit:

https://www.municipalinnovationaward.com/

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