2014

  • ​​Top Ten Place to Live in Florida awarded by Movoto, an online real estate brokerage based in San Mateo, CA
  • Tree City USA designation by Arbor Day Foundation
  • Playful City USA, presented by the Humana Foundation
  • Gold Fit Friendly Worksite, presented by the Greater Miami/Fort Lauderdale Market American Heart Association
  • Small Communities/Rural Communities Public Works Projects of the Year for New Public Works Administration Building

2013

  • CreekTV:  Silver Award from 3W Awards ("Trouble"- Identity Theft)
  • Broward League of Cities Green Leaf Award
  • Playful City USA, presented by the Humana Foundation
  • CreekTV's Award of Distinction from The International Academy of Visual Arts ("Trouble" - Secure Your Belongings)
  • ASIS International Chapter 104 2013 Law Enforcement Award
  • Tree City USA designation by Arbor Day Foundation

2012

  • Playful City USA, presented by the Humana Foundation
  • Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association
  • Tree City USA designation by Arbor Day Foundation

2011

  • ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability’s Five Milestone Award
  • Hillsboro Water Storage Tank-Building of America Award Winning Project
  • Tree City USA designation by Arbor Day Foundation



Coconut Creek named 48th Best City by Money Magazine

2010

  • Coconut Creek named 48th Best Places to Live in America by Money Magazine
  • Audubon Sustainable Community Certification
  • Coconut Creek first SunWise Community in the State of Florida
  • 1,000 Friends of Florida “Better Community” Award for sustainable community planning
  • Tree City USA designation by Arbor Day Foundation



2009

  • 20th Tree City USA designation by Arbor Day Foundation
  • Audubon Green Community Award by Audubon International
  • Mayor’s Green Challenge on Water Conservation
  • CreekTV:  3CMA’s Savvy Award – Red Flag Education/Training Video
  • Project of the Year (Reclaimed Water) – American Society of Engineers, Broward Branch

2008

  • CreekTV: Two Florida Government Communications Awards - Public Service Announcement for Utility Billing and Relay for Life



First Florida City
named Wildlife Habitat

2005

  • Named the State of Florida’s first and the United States eleventh “Community Wildlife Habitat” by National Wildlife Federation
  • The Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association (FAPA) granted the "MainStreet Design Standards" an Award of Excellence in planning for the project’s innovation, transferability, quality, implementation, and comprehensiveness.

2004

  • Emerald Award from Broward County for environmental preservation leadership

1989

  • First Tree City USA designation by the Arbor Day Foundation.
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Finance Awards



2000 - 2012

Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for publishing a budget document that meets program criteria as a policy document, as an operations guide, as a financial plan, and as a communications device. 2009 included Special Capital Recognition and Special Performance Measures Recognition

2007 - 2011

Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada recognizing conformance with the highest standards of creativity

1982 - 2011

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for achieving the highest standards in government accounting and financial reporting.

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