Municipal Public Information Contest 

The Municipal Public Information Contest is a recognition program sponsored by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Jersey State League of Municipalities, and New Jersey Municipal Management Association that honors initiatives to increase the public's awareness of government operations, strengthen community ties, and provide useful information and services to citizens. The purpose of this contest is to promote the use of successful and innovative techniques that increase governments' ability to meet citizen needs and improve access to government services.

Previous Winners

The following is a listing of previous contest winners.

  1. 2020
  2. 2019
  3. 2018
  4. 2017
  5. 2016
  6. 2015
  7. 2014
  8. 2013
  9. 2012
  10. 2011
  11. 2010

59th Annual Municipal Information Contest

Deptford Township Best Overall Public Information Program 

Town of Westfield Best Print Media 

Township of Hazlet Best Web/Social Media  

Township of Wyckoff Best Special/Innovative Media 

City of New Brunswick Special Award for COVID-19 Coverage 


  • Rutgers Center for Government Services 
  • New Jersey Municipal Management Association 
  • New Jersey State League of Municipalities


  • Gregory Bonin Township Administrator Branchburg Township
  • Lori Buckelew, MPA, RMC Assistant Executive Director, New Jersey State League of Municipalities 
  • Michael Capabianco, MPA, MSCJ, Business Administrator, Seaside Heights
  • Matthew Cavallo, Township Manager, Verona Township 
  • Teri Jover, Borough Administrator, Highland Park Borough


Thomas Kenny Program Coordinator II Rutgers Center for Government Services