Norfolk Recognition in 2015

  • The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness certified that the City of Norfolk met the goal in the National Mayors Challenge to end veteran homelessness
  • City of Norfolk receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association for the 29th consecutive year
  • City of Norfolk receives Voice of the People Award for Natural Environment from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
  • The Norfolk Collaboratory receives Award of Excellence from the City-County Communications and Marketing Association (3CMA)
  • Norfolk achieves Number 1 Ranking from Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties of the National League of Cities
  • Slover Library named among Libraries Worth Traveling For by The Dallas Morning News
  • Virginia International Tattoo named Top U.S. Event by the American Bus Association
  • City of Norfolk Police Department receives Virginia Crisis Intervention Team Program of the Year from the Virginia CIT Coalition
  • Norfolk Police Department Lieutenant Wayne Handley receives Lambert/Ratcliffe Trainer of the Year from the Virginia CIT Coalition
  • The Downtown Norfolk Council receives Merit Award for Park Happy Campaign by the International Downtown Association
  • Slover Library receives Architectural Design Award from the American Institute of Architects and the American Library Association
  • City of Norfolk IMPACT Call Center receives Citizen-Engaged Community Designation from the Public Technology Institute
  • Norfolk named among Top 20 Best Cities for College Graduates to Find Jobs by NerdWallet
  • City of Norfolk receives Number 66 Best Fleets in America designation from the National Automotive Fleet Association
  • Norfolk receives Bronze Designation as one of 42 Bicycle Friendly Communities by League of American Bicyclists
  • City of Norfolk receives Award for Excellence in Budgeting from the Government Finance Officers Association
  • MacArthur Memorial receives Friend of Education Award from the Virginia Council of Social Studies Education
  • Colley Avenue named Great Places in America: People's Choice Designee by the American Planning Association
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