Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett was named “Public Official of the Year” by Governing Magazine, a national publication designed for state and local governments. In its 17th year, the annual awards program recognizes leaders from state, city and county government for outstanding accomplishment in their community. Cornett was also recently named one of the top three finalists for “World Mayor 2010,” a prize given by City Mayors, a European-based international think tank for urban issues. Over 800 mayors from around the world were originally nominated. The winner will be announced in December.
Also, The Journal Record named Cindy Rosenthal, Mayor of Norman, 2010 Woman of the Year during its annual event on Oct. 8. The Journal Record Publishing Company specializes in business, legislative and legal-related information sources for the State of Oklahoma.