Mayor John T. McDonald III was awarded the American Society for Public Administration Frank C. Moore Award at the 2011 ASPA Awards. The awards presentation was held Wednesday, May 4 at The Rockefeller Institute for Government where Cohoes City Planning Board Member Sharon Gariepy, who nominated the Mayor, presented him with the award.
The Frank C. Moore Award is presented in recognition of outstanding individual service that has exemplified superior management and administrative within local government, and which has contributed significantly to the resolution of a major governmental problem, to the development of a major governmental program, or that has effected major economies and/or efficiencies in the governmental process.
"It is truly an honor to receive this award from ASPA, which is named in honor of one of New York State's pre-eminent local government officials who dedicated half a century of service to local government. I am humbled by this award and extend credit to the residents of the community who have provided me the privilege to serve as Mayor as well as the many government officials I have worked with across all levels of government during the 12 year period in office. Public Officials provide a great service to the constituents of our state and to be recognized as a local government official is truly an honor," said Mayor McDonald.
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