LocalSmart Awards
LocalSmart Awards


Voting is now closed for the LocalSmart Awards. These awards honor the visionaries who transform local government to make a difference in residents’ lives. Nominees were sourced from community submissions, and the winners will be decided through open voting.

Click on each nominee below to read about their career and accomplishments.

Nominations Open: Monday, June 17, 2019
Nominations Close: Friday, July 19, 2019
Voting Opens: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Voting Closes: Friday, August 23, 2019
Winners Announced: September


Golden Gov: City Executive of the Year

Golden Gov: County Executive of the Year

Local IT Leader of the Year

Cybersecurity Leader of the Year

Local IT Innovation of the Year


Individuals: Individual nominees must be currently employed by the city, county or municipal government where their leadership of technology projects has transformed operations and how services are delivered to residents.

Projects: Project nominees must be recent IT projects developed by government or in partnership with government that are changing the way residents receive services at the local level.