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Awards for the City

Local, Regional and National Awards Received by the City

2019
  • Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the 2019 Budget. This is the 10th straight year the city has earned this honor.


Colorado Community Media Best of the Best Award for Northglenn/Thornton
  • Annual Event: Shred Event - Horizons North Credit Union and the Police Department
  • Park: E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park
2020

Colorado Community Media Best of the Best Award for Northglenn/Thornton
  • Annual Event: Shred Event - Horizons North Credit Union and the Police Department
  • Trash Service - City of Northglenn
2021
Colorado Community Media Best of the Best Award for the Northglenn-Thornton area
  • Best Place to Meet New People: Northglenn Parks and Trails
  • Dog Park: Bill Goodspeed Happy Tails Dog Park
  • Live Music Venue: City of Northglenn Park Concerts
  • Local Theater/Playhouse: D.L. Parsons Theatre
  • Park: E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park
  • Public Art Display: Art on Parade at E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park; Bee My Honey
  • Summer Camps (kids): Northglenn Recreation Center
  • Swimming Lessons: Northglenn Recreation Center
  • Trash Service: City of Northglenn