About the LGC
The Local Government Commission (LGC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership organization that provides inspiration, technical assistance, and networking to local elected officials and other dedicated community leaders who are working to create healthy, walkable, and resource-efficient communities.
The LGC's membership is composed of local elected officials, city and county staff, planners, architects, and community leaders who are committed to making their communities more livable, prosperous, and resource-efficient.
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The Local Government Commission assists local governments in establishing and nurturing the key elements of livable communities:
LGC assists local governments in developing and implementing policies and programs that help establish these key elements by:
2005 • American Planning Association awards it's Distinguished Leadership Award for a Citizen Planner to LGC Executive Director Judy Corbett.
2003 • PLANETIZEN voted the Local Government Commission website was voted one of the top 50 most important urban planning and development websites of 2003.
1998-2002 State of California Integrated Waste Management Board Annual Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP) Winner for improving the environment by reducing waste in the office environment.
2000 Time Magazine recognizes LGC Executive Director Judy Corbett as a "Hero for the Planet" among other nationally and internationally prominent individuals who are making a difference in our time.
1999 US Environmental Protection Agency Outstanding Environmental Achievement Award for outstanding leadership in protecting the environment and public health.
1998 U.S. Department of Housing & Community Development Technical Assistance Award for expertise and outstanding performance in capacity-building skills.
1997 American Planning Association Award for Excellence in Public Education.
1996 Renew America National Award for Environmental Sustainability in the area of Growth Management and Regional Planning.