Neighborhood Excellence Awards

Mayor Kevin Hartke's Neighborhood Excellence Awards

Mayor Kevin Hartke has long been a supporter of active and engaged neighborhoods. The Neighborhood Excellence Awards is a way to recognize neighborhoods that participate in G.A.I.N., and the leaders working to improve their community and inspire others to be more active and involved. 

To be eligible for nomination, your neighborhood must have participated in the previous year's G.A.I.N event.

2019 Neighborhood Excellence Award Nominations Now Open
Deadline UPDATE: 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2019

If you have questions, please contact Alexis Apodaca at 480-782-4354.

Nomination Form

Chandler’s Neighborhood Excellence Awards Winners

The winners will be announced at the 2019 GAIN Kick Off, at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at the Chandler Police Department, Main Station, Community Room, located at 250 E. Chicago St., Chandler, AZ 85225.

 

The People’s Choice Award Winner2 will receive the following:

1) First place pick in the 2019 GAIN event lottery
2) A choice of a bounce house or event tent (canopy) for their 2019 GAIN event 3
3) Up to $50 towards water, plates, napkins or utensils for their 2019 GAIN event 4
4) See below*

 

The Mayor’s Choice Award Winner2 will receive the following:

1) Second place pick in the 2019 GAIN Event Lottery
2) A choice of a bounce house or event tent (canopy) for their 2019 GAIN event 3
3) Up to $50 towards water, plates, napkins or utensils for their 2019 GAIN event 4
4) See below*

To nominate your neighborhood, email Neighborhood Programs by Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. All entries must be received by 5 p.m. to be eligible.1 Please include the following information with your entry:

  • Neighborhood representative, email address, phone number and address
  • Neighborhood web page or social media accounts, if applicable
  • Major cross streets
  • The additional information required for the entry will be made available to the public if your neighborhood is nominated:
    • Full name of the neighborhood and/or Neighborhood Watch group
    • In a few words, please describe your neighborhood’s participation in the 2018 GAIN event. Let us know what made your event special and why you should be nominated.
    • Include a minimum of two photos (.jpg format)

All neighborhood entrants will be evaluated by Crime Prevention Officers, Neighborhood Programs staff and the Neighborhood Advisory Committee to determine the top finalists for each category. All nominees will be notified via email.

Online voting will take place 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 2, through 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.

1. To be nominated, you must be active in Neighborhood Watch and your contact information must be current with the Crime Prevention Unit. You also must have participated in the 2018 GAIN event.

2. 2019 Winners will not be eligible to win two consecutive years in a row.

3. The rental of items must be coordinated through the Neighborhood Programs Office and cannot exceed $500. Other activities may be considered but they must be reviewed for appropriateness by the Neighborhood Programs Office. The purchase of these items must be coordinated through the Neighborhood Programs Office.

4. For events that fall between 3-7 p.m., a member or members of Chandler City Council will be scheduled to attend.