Mooresville Accolades

The following is a list of recognitions Mooresville has received throughout the years. 

Mooresville Fire-Rescue

Carolina Star Certified - The Carolina Star Program is designed to recognize and promote effective safety and health management systems. In Star, management, labor, and OSH establish a cooperative relationship at a workplace that has implemented a strong program.  

ISO Class 1 – NC Department of Insurance – still relevant, reinspection in January. First Department in NC under 100,000 population. 

Town of Mooresville

Tree City USA – (7 consecutive years)  - The Tree City USA program has been greening up cities and towns across America since 1976. It is a nationwide movement that provides the framework necessary for communities to manage and expand their public trees. 

2015 Hometown Showdown Winner – NC League of Municipalities  

2016 “Small Town Big Idea” Finalist – National League of Cities - Treating technology as a basic utility. Video submission is available online. 

2016 Gold-Fit Friendly Worksite - American Heart Association - The American Heart Association recognizes employers as Fit-Friendly Worksite for “creating a culture of health in the workplace through progressive leadership and employee wellness initiatives”. 

2017 CCOG Region of Excellence Award for Growing the Economy – Centralina Council of Government 

Finance Department

Distinguished Budget Presentation Award – (6 consecutive years) 

Public Utilities

2015 Medium Size Distribution System/Collection of the Year – NC American Water Works Association - The award will honor the system personnel that serves their community with a high level of professionalism and diligent work in the operation and maintenance of their water distribution system facilities. 

Area Wide Optimization Program Award for Water Treatment Plant 2 – (7 consecutive years)  - The AWOP Award is granted through a joint venture between the EPA and North Carolina and recognizes water systems that consistently and significantly exceed mandated water quality standards. 

Public Information Office

2nd Place Award for Best Use of Social Media – NC City/County Communicators 

Mooresville Police Department

CALEA Certified (Third award for reaccreditation) - The Law Enforcement Accreditation Program is comprised of selected standards taken from the full complement of standards in the Advanced Law Enforcement Accreditation Program. The agency shows annual compliance to CALEA and is awarded re-accreditation every 4 years. This accreditation is the Gold Standard for Public Safety Agencies. 

The PD was also awarded the Department of the Year Community Engagement Award from LAW Publications. 

Mooresville Golf Club

#3 Best Public Golf Course Renovation for 2017 – Golf Inc. Magazine  

12th Best Municipal Golf Course in the US – Golf Day Magazine 

65th Best Public Golf Course in the US – Golf Day Magazine 

Best of the Lake – Lake Norman Currents Magazine

Best of Iredell County – Mooresville Tribune 

Best Golf Course – Normy Award (4 consecutive years)