The City of Carthage has been selected as one of three finalists for a 2022 Texas Municipal League Municipal Excellence Award for its entry— College View All Ages All Abilities Park— in the Public Works category for cities under 25,000.
The City fundraised $770,000 to develop College View Park. This unique park is all-inclusive and intergenerational, and promotes participation, healthy activity, and social interaction. It is the only one of its kind within 60 miles and serves as the sole National Demonstration Site for a park of its kind in East Texas.
The Texas Municipal Leag
ue Municipal Excellence Awards recognize and encourage the achievements of Texas cities in meeting the challenge of municipal government. Innovative problem-solving, excellence in management, increasing citizen participation, and reaching toward higher service levels are all daily occurrences in Texas cities.
This awards program seeks out the best of these programs to honor. It is through the recognition of the best of the best that all Texas cities share and learn from these achievements.