Current LGIA Category Winners

City Category Winners

Equity Strategic Action Planning for Neighborhoods — City of St. Paul (overall category winner)

Recovery Assistance Program (RAP) —Shakopee Police Department

Water Treatment Backwash Reclamation—City of Mankato

Chatfield Wellhead Protection—City of Chatfield

The Morris Model —City of Morris


County Category Winners

Yellow Line Project — Blue Earth County Human Services, Sheriff's Department, and Mankato Department of Public Safety (overall category winner)

Broadband Wireless—Traverse County

Chisago County Regulatory Approach to Solar—Chisago County

Child Care Licensing Online Orientation—Anoka County

Adult Shelter Connect—Hennepin County


Township Category Winners

Broadband Initiative—Sunrise Township (Chisago County) (overall category winner)

Oxford Township Water Monitoring Project—Oxford Township (Isanti County)

Township Maintenance Association—Townships Working Together (Renville County)

Mission Township Park Expansion—Mission Township (Crow Wing County)

2016 Gravel Road Improvement Project—Clearwater Township (Wright County)


School Category Winners

Metier—Pillager Public School District (overall category winner)

Minnetonka Academic Success Time (MAST)—Minnetonka High School

Shaping Success for All Students: Financial Literacy, Career Pathways, and Business Partnerships—Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District

The TigerPath Initiative—Hutchinson School District

Senior Internship Program—Little Falls Community High School


Native Nations Category Winners

Creating Effective Culturally-Based Resources and Results for American Indian Students—Redwood Area School District and Lower Sioux Indian Community (overall category winner)

Itasca County/Leech Lake Wellness Court—Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and Itasca County

Rainbow Theatre Mural Project—White Earth RTC Gizhiigin Arts Incubator and City of Mahnomen

C5 Juvenile Restorative Justice Program—Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and Pine County

Keeping Children Safe Through Collaboration—Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and Carlton County Public Health and Human Services