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Beacon Program Presenting Awards at 2013 League of California Cities Annual Conference
September 2013


ILG is pleased to recognize the first Beacon Award winner at the 2013 League of California Cities Annual Conference in Sacramento. Thirty-three cities will also be presented with Spotlight Awards. Please join us!

Beacon Award Presentation

The-first ever Beacon Award winner will be announced during the conference general session Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 8-9:30 a.m. The winning city’s Beacon Award will by presented by League of California Cities Executive Director Chris McKenzie. Stay tuned to ILG’s Facebook and Twitter pages for the big reveal!

Spotlight Awards Presentation, Knowledge Sharing & Networking

The celebration continues Friday morning of the conference from 10:30-11:45 when the program hosts a session to recognize Spotlight Award winners. The session titled “Beacon Award – Advancing Sustainability through Local Leadership, Recognition and Networking” will include a Spotlight Awards presentation and group photos followed but sustainability leadership small group discussions and networking. Please refer to the conference programs for room location details.

2013 Spotlight Award Winning Cities

Apple Valley





Chula Vista

El Cerrito



La Mesa


Manhattan Beach

Palm Springs

Palo Alto


Rancho Cucamonga




San Carlos

San Rafael

Santa Barbara

Santa Clarita

Santa Cruz

Santa Monica

Santa Rosa

Simi Valley

South Gate


Union City


West Covina

West Sacramento


Post Updated October 2020

Agency Energy Savings
Spotlight Award Winners

Energy savings are the result of energy efficiency retrofits undertaken at agency facilities.

Post Updated October 2020

Agency Greenhouse Gas Reductions
Spotlight Award Winners

Greenhouse gas reductions are demonstrated by comparing a baseline greenhouse gas inventory to an updated inventory.

Post Updated October 2020

Sustainability Best Practice Activities
Spotlight Award Winners

Participating agencies are surveyed and asked to provide a description of completed or ongoing activities undertaken in the ten areas of the Institute’s Sustainability Best Practice Framework.

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