Department Awards and Recognitions

Anna has received state, national and international recognition for its program and services including:


Budget
YearAwardOrganization
2023Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
2022Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
2021Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)


City Secretary
YearAwardOrganization
2021City Secretary’s Award of Excellence
Texas Municipal Clerks Association (TMCA)


Communications
YearAwardOrganization
2023Second Place - Silver Circle (Digital Interactive Electronic Newsletter - Pop. Under 100,000)City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA)
2023First Place - TAMI Award (Best Internal Communications - Pop. Under 100,000)Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO)
2023First Place - TAMI Award (Best External Newsletter - Neighbor Notes)
TAMIO
2023Award of Honor (Best Marketing PSA Video - Anna Police Recruitment)
TAMIO
2023Award of Honor (Best Social Media Campaign - City of Anna LinkedIn)
TAMIO
2023Award of Honor (Best Social Media Post - K9 Miki busts Girl Scout Cookies)
TAMIO
2023Award of Honor (Best Small Shop)
TAMIO
2023Golden Post finalist - Best LinkedIn PresenceGovernment Social Media Association
2023Gold Winner (Digital Publication: CEC Department Guide)
Hermes Creative Awards
2022Gold Award (Anna Fest)Viddy Awards
2022Gold Winner (Publication – Brochure: Boards And Commissions Brochure)
Hermes Creative Awards
2022Gold Winner (Social Media – Instagram: City Of Anna Instagram Engagement)Hermes Creative Awards
2022Award of Excellence (Best Small Shop 1-person Team)
TAMIO
2022Award of Honor (Most Creative Campaign with Least Amount of Dollars: Sherley Heritage Park Water Tower rehabilitation campaign)
TAMIO
2022Award of Excellence (Printed Publications - Catalogs/Guides: Recreation Guide)
City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA)


Economic Development Corporation
YearAwardOrganization
2022Gold Award (EDC Promo Video)Viddy Awards
2022Platinum Winner (Print Media - Publication: Anna Economic Development Community Profile And Resource Guide)Hermes Creative Awards
2022Gold MarCom Award (Anna EDC Video)
Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals
2021Platinum MarCom Award (Brochure and Map)
Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals
2021Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award (General Purpose Print Promotion: Brochure and Map)
International Economic Development Council
2020Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award (Multimedia/Video Promotion: Business Park Video)
International Economic Development Council
2020Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award (Multimedia/Video Promotion: opportunityannatx Website)
International Economic Development Council
2020Economic Excellence Recognition
Texas Economic Development Council
2020Platinum Award (“Big Dreams are Built Here” Magazine Ad)
Hermes Creative Awards


Finance
YearAwardOrganization
2023Certificate of Achievement (Excellence in Financial Reporting)Government Finance Officer Association (GFOA)
2021Five Transparency StarsTexas Comptroller


Human Resources
YearAwardOrganization
2023HR Strategic department of the YearTexas Municipal Human Resource Association (TMHRA)
2021Strategic Human Resource Department of the Year 
Texas Municipal Human Resources Association (TMHRA)


Neighborhood Services (Parks and Recreation)
YearAwardOrganization
2023Promotion & Marketing Excellence Award – Class V (Pop-up Recreation Rebranding and Marketing)
Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) 
2021Inclusion Award (Class II - Johnson Park)
DFW Directors Association
2020Project of the Year [Structures (Less than $2 Million) – Sherley Heritage Park]
Texas Public Works Association - APWA


Community Enhancement and Compliance
YearAwardOrganization
2023Excellence in Code Enforcement Award
Building Officials Association of Texas (BOAT)
2023Gold Winner (Digital Publication: CEC Department Guide)
Hermes Creative Awards
2023Governor’s Community Achievement Awards (2nd Place in the Category 5: Population 15,001 – 25,000)
Keep Texas Beautiful, TxDOT
2021Tree City USAArbor Day Foundation


Police
YearAwardOrganization
2023Award of Honor (Best Marketing PSA Video - Anna Police Recruitment)
Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO)
2023Award of Honor (Best Social Media Post - K9 Miki busts Girl Scout Cookies)
TAMIO
2022Texas Safest Cities 
Safewise
2021Texas Safest Cities 
Safewise


Public Works
YearAwardOrganization
2023Peak Performance AwardNational Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA)