City of New Albany Receives GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
On September 30, 2021, the City of New Albany was pleased to announce that it had received the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. The award represents a significant achievement by the City. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. In order to receive the budget award, the City of New Albany had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. Click here to learn more.
New Albany Communications & Marketing Wins Six 3CMA Awards
On September 9, 2021, the City of New Albany won six different national communications awards from 3CMA (City-County Communications & Marketing Association), which is the nation’s premier network of local government communicators. This was a highly competitive process as the 3CMA received more than 800 award entries from 238 unique jurisdictions. The city won the following awards: first place for our business park virtual tour/video (Most Innovative Communications category); four second place awards for our brand refresh (Marketing and Tools – Branding category), business park virtual tour/video (Marketing and Tools – Economic Development category), history video about Vietnam War hero Mike Butsko (Video – Education category) and the Explore New Albany series (Video – Regularly Scheduled Programming category); and a third place award for our website (Digital Interactive – Overall Website category).
New Albany Communications & Marketing Wins Two PRSA Awards
On July 22, 2021, the Central Ohio Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) honored the City of New Albany with two awards. The City won a first place PRism Award for our Community Development Virtual Shuttle Tour to help recruit new companies to the New Albany International Business Park. The City also won an Award of Excellence for our Rose Run Park virtual tour. The PRSA PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio.
Finance Department Receives Highest Award
The Government Finance Officers Association awarded its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of New Albany for its 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. This is the highest form of recognition possible in governmental accounting.
“This award reflects our commitment to fiscal reporting and providing a top notch accounting of our operations,” said City Manager Joseph Stefanov. “I’m proud of our entire finance team for this accomplishment.”
New Albany Communications & Marketing Wins PRSA PRism Award
On July 30, 2020, the Central Ohio Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) awarded the City of New Albany a first place PRism Award for our recent rebranding project. The PRSA PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio. City staff would like to thank our City Council, steering committee, Moorehead Design and Pentella Unlimited for their assistance in developing a successful and award-winning rebranding strategy!