Outstanding Local Government Achievement Awards – 2022

East-West Gateway Council of Governments’ (EWG) Outstanding Local Government Achievement (OLGA) awards honor the extraordinary work of individuals, municipal and county governments/departments, special purpose districts and public educational institutions in the city of St. Louis and Franklin, Jefferson, St. Charles and St. Louis counties in Missouri and Madison, Monroe and St. Clair counties in Illinois.

Congratulations to our 2022 OLGA Recipients

The 2022 OLGA recipients were honored during a virtual ceremony at East-West Gateway’s 57th annual meeting on Nov. 17, 2022. You can find the list of recipients for each category below, along with a video describing their accomplishments. Go to 2022 OLGA PROGRAM to learn more about each recipient.

Exemplary Accomplishment by a Local Government Jurisdiction, Agency, or Individual

David Grider, Volunteer, St. Clair County Assessor's Office

Timber Trail to Briar Ridge Channel Project - City of Frontenac

Exemplary Collaboration, Partnership or Regional Initiative

RETAF: Real Estate Tax Assistance Fund

Connect Washington

Leadership in Planning and Design Innovation

24:1 Land Use and Economic Development Plan

Culinary and Agriculture Center, Field to Table Institute

Gateway Lifetime Public Service Award

Peg Capo

Shirley Norris


Contact EWG staff by email at awards@ewgateway.org.