Cochrane Mayor Jeff Genung has been named one of the two recipients of the 2023 ABmunis Award of Excellence.

It was announced several days in advance of the annual convention for urban municipalities that got underway today at the Edmonton Convention Centre.

The award acknowledges outstanding civic leadership by either past or present municipal elected officials who have held office for at least three years in Alberta.

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The other recipient was Mayor Bernie Poulin, of the Summer Village of Silver Springs.

Town councillor Susan Flowers put forward Genung's nomination at a June town council meeting. 

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