Annual Awards

Each year NJMMA honors our members for outstanding service to local government.  To facilitate the committee’s review of nominations, please take the time to fill out this questionnaire on behalf of your nominee.  Thank you for your NJMMA Awards Program nomination. 

All nominations and applications must be returned by October 8, 2022. 

The committee will review the nominations during the summer and fall and awards will be presented in November at the Annual N.J. League of Municipalities meeting in Atlantic City.  Again, thank you for taking the time to nominate this individual.  Please mail or fax this application to either of the two committee members listed below:

Stephen LoIacono
Awards Committee Member
Joseph Kostecki
Awards Committee Member
Borough of North Arlington
 214 Ridge Rd., 2nd Floor
North Arlington, NJ 07031
Township of Hamilton (Atlantic Co.)
6101 Thirteenth Street
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Phone: 201-991-6060, ext. 108 Phone: (609) 625-4762

Anyone may nominate a person for any of the following awards:

OUTSTANDING MANAGERS AWARD - Nominees must have successfully implemented a specific exemplary project or program, and/or have accomplished an outstanding body of work within the last three (3) years.

Dr. Thomas J. Davy ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Nominees must be outstanding educators in the general field of public administration, whether in or out of local government. Examples are: teaching, publishing, training, or lecturing.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD - Nominees must have contributed to the development and training of new municipal management talent.

NEW PROFESSIONAL TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AWARD - Nominees must be NJMMA members and have no more than five (5) years in the profession.  In addition, the nominees must have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in local government service.

ELECTED OFFICIAL(S) AWARD - Nominees are an elected official or officials, or the governing body as a whole, who have consistently supported professional government management and who support the career development of their municipal staff.


Only members of the NJMMA may nominate a person for the following awards:

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD - This award is given by New Jersey Municipal Managers and Administrators to an individual who has demonstrated a career-long proven track record of outstanding service to or in municipal government.

PRESS AWARD - This award is presented by NJMMA members to a member of the press corps for their objectivity, consistency, and commitment to factual reporting of local government.

Supporting Documents - Please list those enclosed or attached.  Please do not send tapes.