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
Town of Westlake receives International City Management Association (ICMA) recognition for outstanding programmatic contribution to local government at their annual award ceremony held on September 25, 2013. Read full press release here, for more details.
TEDC 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 Community Sustainability Program Excellence Award
At their 98th Annual Conference in Phoenix, AZ later this year, The International City/County Management Association will be presenting 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 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 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 in 2012. Westlake is proud to be awarded this great honor for the last twelve (12) 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 (5) 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.