Pensacola Councilman P.C. Wu was awarded the E. Harris Drew Municipal Official Lifetime Achievement Award by the Florida League of Cities at their annual conference in Hollywood on August 18.
The award was established in 1978 and is awarded annually to the outstanding city official who has been selected as the "Municipal Official of the Year." Local elected officials are nominated for the award and qualify based on years of elected service, offices held, programs initiated and accomplishments. The prestigious award goes to the individual who made a lasting and worthwhile contribution to the citizens of Florida through their efforts and dedication on a local level.
Wu has served on the council since his election in 2004. He has chaired the Enterprise Committee and the Community Redevelopment Agency; served as a member of the Neighborhood Services Committee, Finance Committee and Economic and Community Development Committee; and served as vice president of the city council in 2011 and as city council president in 2012-13. Wu also served as president of the Florida League of Cities in 2013-14.
The award is named after Supreme Court Justice E. Harris Drew who was a strong advocate for local government.
Congratulations Councilman Wu!