Beautification of our neighborhoods in the City.  To recognize those that reside in neighborhoods that keeps their properties up to code and beautifies their property.

Program Description

The Mayor’s Golden Shovel Award allows residents to show their pride in were they reside. Nominations may be made by contacting the Mayor’s office either by phone, email or letter. The following information should be provided if possible; Location of property, owner, phone number of owner, what type of improvements were done. The person who makes the nomination must provide their name and phone number.  Members of the City Council and City staff may make nominations as well.  This award is only open to residential properties in the City.

Award Coordinator

Mayor’s Chief of Staff

Award Committee

Chief of Staff, Clerk to the City Council, Director/Assistant Director of the Department of Public Works, Director/Assistant Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation

Award Selection Dates

Month of April, May, June, July, August and September


Citywide, Residential Properties

Day of Month

Judging to take place in the third week of each month above

City Seal

Office of the Mayor

The Mayor is the Chief Executive of the City, with all the powers necessary to secure the enforcement of all ordinances and resolutions passed by the City Council.