2023 Hudson Valley Regional Council Awards
About the Hudson Valley Regional Council Awards
The Hudson Valley Regional Council recognizes local municipalities doing extraordinary work in the Mid-Hudson Region in the areas of economic development, water quality planning, and clean energy and climate smart actions.
Mid-Hudson municipalities are selected by HVRC for their various achievements. The six awards are:
Building Bridges Award - demonstrated a significant commitment to collaboration and partnership.
Climate Stalwart Award - recognition for sustained and exceptional contributions to climate action over an extended duration.
Commitment Award - exhibited exceptional dedication and productivity in a demanding environment and often times overcoming obstacles.
Impact Award - honors a recipient whose project has been especially significant and has far-reaching impact.
Momentum Award - achieved notable milestones in a remarkably brief timeframe.
Resilience Award - fosters community resilience through proactive initiatives.
The inaugural event was held on December 6, 2023 in Newburgh, NY.
2023 Award Winners
Mid-Hudson municipalities are doing amazing work and there were many worthy projects from which to choose. We thank our entire region. HVRC is pleased to honor the following inaugural award recipients:
Building Bridges Award
• Hudson 7: Dutchess and Ulster County, City of Poughkeepsie, Towns of Esopus, Hyde Park, Lloyd, Poughkeepsie, Rhinebeck, and Village of Rhinebeck
• Town of Philipstown & Village of Cold Spring
• The Rivertowns: Villages of Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington, Sleepy Hollow, and Tarrytown
Climate Stalwart Award
• Town of Bethel
• Village of Nyack
• Village of Rhinebeck
• Town of Highlands
• Town of Orangetown
• Town of Rosendale
• Village of Croton-on-Hudson
• City of Kingston
• City of Poughkeepsie
• Town of Shandaken
• Village of Warwick
• City of White Plains
• Village of New Paltz
• County of Westchester
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