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Message from the Town Manager

The Town of Westlake is honored to have received the prestigious recognitions awarded by the following respected organizations, both from a state and international level. It is our belief that a well-governed, informed and engaged citizenry is essential to creating a sense of community and effective local government. We want to express our sincere thanks to each and every organization for acknowledging our efforts in these endeavors and, to the citizens of Westlake, who have helped expand and nurture the development of our growing town.

- Town Manager Tom Brymer

ICMA 2013 Strategic Leadership and Governance Award 
In September 2013, the Town of Westlake was honored for their outstanding programmatic and personal contributions to local government by ICMA, the International City/County Management Association.  The Strategic Leadership and Governance Awards recognize the innovative and successful local government programs or processes that have significantly affected a local government organization's culture or strategic direction. Westlake was selected (from local governments across the nation and globe with populations less than 10,000) for its Strategic Issues-Focused Governance Systems (SIGS).  

TEDC 2012 Community Economic Development Award
The Texas Economic Development Council will be honoring the Town of Westlake in September with the 2012 Community Economic Development Award due to the significant economic contribution of Deloitte University to both the community and the State of Texas.

ICMA 2012 Community Sustainability Program Excellence Award
In October 2013, the International City/County Management Association presented the Town of Westlake with the 2012 Community Sustainability Program Excellence Award, applauding the efforts of the innovative community communications program, Westlake Windows: TGIF! (Transparent Government In Focus).

TCMA 2012 City Council of the Year Award
The Texas City Management Association has honored the Town of Westlake with the 2012 City Council of the Year Award. This award was evaluated based on councilmember commitment to ethics, priority of the citizenry, cohesive functioning capability, support of prudent financial management, emphasis on professional development, harmonious interaction, promotion of community awareness, and expression of leadership. 

Texas Municipal League 2009 Municipal Excellence Award
The Town of Westlake was awarded the 2009 Texas Municipal League Municipal Excellence Award in Management Innovations at the Texas Municipal League Annual Conference and Exhibition.  This award recognizes and encourages the achievements of Texas cities in meeting the challenges of municipal government. Westlake received the Management Innovations Award in the Under 25,000 population category for its unique community outreach program, Westlake Windows: Transparent Government in Focus (TGIF).

Tree City USA
The Arbor Day Foundation has named the Town of Westlake a Tree City USA community again for the year 2013.  Westlake is proud to be awarded this great honor for the last 14 consecutive years.  

Scenic City Certification Program
The Town of Westlake is proud to be identified as a Gold-Level Certified Scenic City by the Scenic Texas, Scenic City Certification Program.  Westlake was one of only five other cities in the entire state of Texas to be awarded the Gold Level status in the inaugural year of the Scenic City Certification Program.