The city revitalized a historic neighborhood using public infrastructure improvements, economic development and the arts to attract new visitors, shoppers and businesses.
The program offers an enjoyable way for children and adults to learn organic gardening, be physically active, make smart food choices and work together.
A web-based volunteer recruitment tool meets the needs of the city’s residents and its community partners.
The City of Clovis transformed a three-acre unimproved lot into an educational community recreation area that protects natural resources and promotes healthy living.
The city recruited seniors to supervise and support students as they walk or bike to and from school.
Technology will soon be radically transforming agriculture and the Salinas Valley, home to an agricultural industry that generates over $8 billion annually.
The consolidation occurred without layoffs, demotions or loss of pay to the affected employees and provided immediate financial relief for both cities.
The city is the first in the nation to have a full-time police officer position funded by a private company.
Mediators work with crime victims and offenders to help resolve conflict and make amends.
Young people help inform and shape policies that improve healthy eating and active living.
Sponsored by the League Partners, the Helen Putnam Award for Excellence recognizes cities’ efforts to creatively address local challenges.
Plastic bag litter and increasingly stringent regulations signaled it was time to act.
The Business Resource Incentive Program combines economic development and environmental sustainability.
The city developed a proactive model and software to streamline inspections.
A dynamic arts program enhances the community’s quality of life and the local economy.
Team Chico is a public-private partnership that helps businesses identify and explore opportunities for growth and expansion.
The City of Perris won the Award for Excellence in the Health and Wellness Programs category of the 2014 Helen Putnam Award for Excellence program. To learn more about the award program, visit www.helenputnam.org.
The city converted public housing to privately owned affordable housing and created a new neighborhood. The five-year planning process involved all key stakeholders, including existing residents,…
The $45 million project, completed five months ahead of schedule and on budget, was funded by a General Airport Revenue Bond and passenger facility charges.
An upward trend in substance abuse spurred a partnership of the city, county and school district.