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DRCOG Honors Distinguished Service Award Recipients

Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) honored eight individuals with Distinguished Service Awards, presented during DRCOG’s annual awards celebration on April 25.

“As the Denver region continues to grow at a rapid pace, we look to leaders who embody a collaborative approach to addressing challenges and seizing opportunities,” said Doug Rex, DRCOG’s executive director. “Distinguished Service Award recipients exemplify this commitment.”

DRCOG Awards Highest Honor to Chuck Sisk

The Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) presented its highest honor, the John V. Christensen Memorial Award, to Chuck Sisk for his leadership of and advocacy for regional collaboration and development. The award was presented during DRCOG’s annual awards celebration.

DRCOG Honors Athmar Park Active Living Coalition

Athmar Park’s Active Living Coalition received a 2018 Metro Vision Award from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG). The award was presented at DRCOG’s annual awards celebration on April 25.

DRCOG Honors Colorado Housing Preservation Network

The Colorado Housing Preservation Network received a 2018 Metro Vision Award from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG). The award was presented at DRCOG’s annual awards celebration on April 25.

DRCOG Honors City of Arvada

The City of Arvada received a 2018 Metro Vision Award from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) for its Safe and Accessible Arvada program. The award was presented at DRCOG’s annual awards celebration on April 25.

DRCOG Honors Denver’s Vision Zero Plan

The City and County of Denver received a 2018 Metro Vision Award from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) for its Vision Zero initiative. The award was presented at DRCOG’s annual awards celebration on April 25.

DRCOG Honors City of Lakewood

The City of Lakewood received a 2018 Metro Vision Award from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) for its Carmody Park Universal Playground and Outdoor Fitness Zone. The award was presented at DRCOG’s annual awards celebration on April 25.

DRCOG Honors City of Commerce City

The City of Commerce City received a 2018 Metro Vision Award from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) for its SnowTroopers app. The award was presented at DRCOG’s annual awards celebration on April 25.

SnowTroopers Snow Plow Mapping app allows residents to get real time information after snow events, making it useful to know, for example, whether or not a trip to the grocery store could prove treacherous.

DRCOG Honors City of Lone Tree

The City of Lone Tree received a 2018 Metro Vision Award from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG). The award was presented at DRCOG’s annual awards celebration on April 25.

DRCOG Honors Clear Creek County

Clear Creek County received a 2018 Metro Vision Award from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG). The award was presented at DRCOG’s annual awards celebration on April 25.

When Clear Creek county’s clinic closed in 2011, the community was faced with an immediate public health challenge made even more critical by two things: a growing aging population and limited access to public transportation. Community leaders recognized the urgency of not only bringing a health care facility back to Clear Creek County, but also ensuring access to care by the growing population.