The City of Houston, TX Department of Public Works and Engineering was awarded Accreditation on June 15, 2013. Houston becomes the largest agency to receive Accreditation with 4,400 employees within the department. In addition to being Fully Compliant with every applicable practice, they were awarded 35 Model Practices. Houston becomes the 84th agency to be Accredited in North America and joins Plano, Haltom City, Arlington and College Station in Texas.
The City of Springfield, MO Departments of Public Works and Environmental Services were awarded Accreditation of June 20, 2013. The two departments successfully met all their applicable practices and were awarded two Model Practices. They become the 85th agency to be Accredited and join Columbia, Lee’s Summit and Grain Valley in Missouri.