2018 Neighborhood of the Year Application
Each year, Leon County Government and the City of Tallahassee recognize neighborhoods and neighbors that have gone above and beyond in helping to make our community a better place to live. The Neighborhood Recognition program seeks to highlight and celebrate the outstanding work being done across the community by neighborhood organizations.

The 2018 Neighborhood of the Year applications for the City and County are now being accepted in the following categories:

Small - 200 or fewer homes
Large - more than 200 homes
Unincorporated - outside the city limits (Leon County only)

DEADLINE EXTENDED! The application deadline for Neighborhood of the Year has been extended through midnight on Thursday, May 31.

Winners of the Neighborhood of the Year and Neighbor of the Year awards will be announced at the annual Neighborhood Awards Reception, which will be held this summer.

Please call or email the City of Tallahassee Neighborhood Affairs Division at 891-8795 / John.Baker@Talgov.com or Leon County Community and Media Relations at 606-5300 / CMR@LeonCountyFL.gov if you have questions.

What awards are you applying for?
Check all that apply. You can select both City and County awards below.
City Awards
Use this section if your association is within City limits
County Awards
Use this section if your association is within Leon County
Neighborhood Association Information
Please provide the following information about the neighborhood.
Name of Association *
Your answer
Name of Association President *
Your answer
What type of organization is your association? *
Check the one that applies
What is the legal/tax exempt status of your neighborhood/homeowners’ association? *
Check all that apply
Required
Please provide the boundaries of your neighborhood *
Your answer
How many homes are within your neighborhood? *
Your answer
What is the total number of members in your association? *
Your answer
How active was your neighborhood association in 2017?
Fill in the blanks below
Number of regular neighborhood association meetings held *
Your answer
Number of Neighborhood Watch meetings held *
Your answer
Number of special neighborhood events held *
Your answer
Number of community meetings/ events/ trainings attended *
Your answer
Other neighborhood activities *
Your answer
List the community programs that your neighborhood participated in during 2017. For example, Neighborhood PREP, Neighborhood Public Safety Initiative, Build Your Bucket, Created Equal, Super-Clean Sweep, Neighborhood Watch, Adopt A Street, etc. *
Your answer
PART 1
Please list and describe the improvement(s)/ project(s)/ activity(ies) the organization has completed since January 2017. *
(No more than 100 words)
Your answer
What critical needs were addressed by this improvement(s)/ project(s)/ activity(ies), and how were those needs identified? *
(No more than 100 words)
Your answer
Describe residents’ participation in the improvement(s)/ project(s)/ activity(ies). *
(No more than 100 words)
Your answer
Describe the level of effort that was involved in completing the improvement(s)/ project(s)/ activity(ies) – finances, people, time, etc. *
(No more than 100 words)
Your answer
PART 2 (optional)
Has your neighborhood conducted any sustainable or environmental practices?
This may include recycling efforts, litter and/or pollution control.
Your answer
Describe your neighborhood association’s method of communication.
This may include newsletters, websites, fliers, etc. Feel free to include/attach an example or provide a website address.
Your answer
Please describe any public safety measures your neighborhood has incorporated in the past year.
This may include examples of neighborhood-wide emergency preparedness, storm preparations or the establishment of a neighborhood watch.
Your answer
Neighborhood Summary
We would like to hear about the character of your neighborhood and what makes your neighborhood special. *
Please provide a description of your neighborhood in no more than 100 words. This summary may be used in the awards program.
Your answer
Photos (optional)
You may submit photos via email to Neighborhoods@Talgov.com or CMR@LeonCountyFL.gov.
Videos (optional)
You may submit a link to a video by emailing Neighborhoods@Talgov.com or CMR@LeonCountyFL.gov.
Nominated by:
We would like to gather the information of the person filling out this application
Full Name *
Your answer
Email address *
Your answer
Phone Number *
Your answer
Mailing Address *
Your answer
Position in Neighborhood Association *
Your answer
Neighborhood Association Board Approval
By filling out this section, I certify that the president or designee of the listed neighborhood association has reviewed and approves this application.
President/Designee Approval *
Required
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