City Certifications and Awards
Texas cities are doing remarkable things, and many are getting some well-deserved recognition. This page contains a list of current award and certification holders as well as links to the programs.
If your city would like to be added to the page, please email Rachael Pitts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 Winners: Arlington, Elsa, Leander, McKinney, Plainview, Prosper, Sachse, Sulphur Springs, Tyler, Waco
GO TEXAN Certified Retirement Community (administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture)
Athens, Atlanta, Big Spring, Canton, Canyon, Chandler, Clifton, Commerce, Cuero, De Kalb, Duncanville, Euless, Gun Barrel City, Hale Center, Harlingen, Henderson, Jacksonville, Kaufman, Killeen, Lampasas, Longview, Lufkin, Mineola, Muleshoe, Navasota, Odessa, Orange, Paducah, Palestine, Pampa, Paris, Pittsburg, Plainview, Rusk, Seguin, South Padre Island, Texarkana, Tulia, Van Alstyne, West Columbia, Winnsboro
International Dark Sky Community (administered by the International Dark Sky Association)
Dripping Springs and Horse Shoe Bay
Governor's Community Achievement Awards (administered by Keep Texas Beautiful)
2016 winners: Allen, Angleton, Boerne, Cuero, Lufkin, McKinney, North Richland Hills, Plano, Somerville, Van Alstyne
2016 winners: Murphy and Plano
2016 Finalists: Missouri City and San Antonio
Current certification holders: Bastrop, Beaumont, Belton, Benbrook, Buda, Cedar Hill, Cedar Park, College Station, Colleyville, Corinth, Cuero, Denton, Double Oak, Dripping Springs, Fairview, Flower Mound, Friendswood, Frisco, Georgetown, Granbury, Grapevine, Heath, Horseshoe Bay, Houston, Hutto, Irving, Keller, Kennedale, La Vernia, Lakeway, Magnolia, Mansfield, McKinney, Mesquite, McAllen, Missouri City, Nassau Bay, North Richland Hills, Pearland, Pflugerville, Pilot Point, Plano, Prosper, Richardson, Roanoke, Rockwall, Seabrook, Sealy, South Padre Island, Southlake, Sugar Land, Taylor, Trophy Club, Waxahachie, Webster, West Lake Hills, West University Place, Westlake
Abernathy, Andrews, Arlington, Carrollton, Coppell, Frisco, Gainesville, Granbury, Haslet, Lancaster, La Porte, Midlothian, Pharr, Schertz, Wylie, Westlake, Westover Hills
2015 best public improvement winners: Belton, Carrollton, Navasota
2016 Winner: Arlington