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City Service Awards Program

Are you interested in honoring city employees or elected officials who have faithfully served your community? Since 1926, the League of Kansas Municipalities (League) has promoted a city service awards program to recognize devoted public servants at a number of tenure levels.

The program includes the purchase of a gift for the employee or elected official from the enclosed catalog, a listing in the Service Awards program which is presented at the annual League conference, and an individualized certificate printed on parchment paper for each recipient.


Who is Eligible?

The League service award program is open to all League member cities and provides awards for the following years of city service:   

• 8 years*   • 15 years    • 25 years     • 35 years

• 10 years   • 20 years    • 30 years     • 40 years & Up

City employees and elected officials are eligible for the program if they have completed the appropriate number of continuous service years prior to September 1, 2018.

*Only elected officials are eligible for recognition at the 8-year level. This level of recognition is a listing in the awards booklet only and does not have a corresponding gift package.


Participating in the Program (Administered by designated city personnel only, i.e. clerk, HR, etc)

Step 1: Download this Recipient Template. *Template has been updated 5/24/18 due to a missing column. We apologize for the oversight. If you have sent in the form prior to 5/24/18 please contact Ren Morton at 

Populate the fields for those employees and/or elected officials eligible to order a Service Award this year.  Do not enter an "Employee Number."  Please return the MS Excel file to Ren Morton, by May, 30th, 2018.

Step 2: Once the recipient list is received, you will receive a confirming E-Mail that you can begin ordering Service Awards on behalf of your recipients.  This E-Mail will contain your unique User ID and Password for ordering awards. Begin Ordering. Orders must be completed by June 13, 2018.

View the award catalogs:

Full Gift Catalog

10-year Award Catalog        30-Year Award Catalog

15-year Award Catalog        35-Year Award Catalog

20-Year Award Catalog        40-Year (& Up) Award Catalog

25-Year Award Catalog

Full Gift Catalog without Pricing

10-year Award Catalog w/o pricing     30-Year Award Catalog w/o pricing

15-year Award Catalog w/o pricing     35-Year Award Catalog w/o pricing

20-Year Award Catalog w/o pricing     40-Year (& Up) Award Catalog w/o pricing

25-Year Award Catalog w/o pricing

40-Years & Up Service Award Recipients

Those employees or elected officials receiving awards for 40-years & up (45 and 50 years) of service will be presented with their framed certificates at the Public Service Awards Luncheon during the annual conference. We would like to honor each 40-year & up recipient by listing their photo and short biography in the luncheon program. Please direct each recipient to complete the  40-Year & Up Service Award Submission by June 13, 2018


For more information, contact Ren Morton at (785) 354-9565. 



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