City Receives the ICMA Certificate of Excellence for FY2020

Published on October 13, 2020


Coral Springs, FL – On Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at the Commission Meeting, the city was recognized as one of only 22 local government in the nation to receive the ICMA Certificate of Excellence for FY2020. This certificate is the highest level of recognition for exemplary performance management processes.

Recognizing the department for their unwavering commitment to organizational success, City Manager Frank Babinec said, “The Department of Budget & Strategy continuously goes above and beyond, committed to surpassing strategic goals and objectives, while ensuring public trust by enhancing transparency; a testament of this was the launch of our first-ever Community Dashboard. I commend Director of Budget & Strategy Catherine Givens for her leadership and her teams’ significant contributions to our organization.”

Receiving any of the certificate levels: Excellence (highest level), Distinction, and Achievement, requires the leadership and staff to subscribe to a notion of a high performing organization. For the city to achieve the “excellence” designation is an affirmation to our dedication for organizational success. Criteria to be awarded the certificate include data collection and verification, training and support, public reporting, accountability and process improvement, networking, and leadership. 

To view the ICMA’s Certificates in Performance Management, where Coral Springs is listed under the tab named Certificate of Excellence (highest level), visit the ICMA website.

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