New Ulm Mayor Recognized 30 Jul 13

New Ulm Mayor Bob Beussman was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities recently for his excellence in service to Greater Minnesota. The Excellence in Service Award is given annually to a city leader who demonstrates knowledge, leadership and active participation in Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities program areas. Beussman was recognized for being an outspoken advocate for the City of New Ulm and Greater Minnesota as a whole for calling on Governor Dayton and legislators to discuss the importance of Local Governmental Aid and transportation funding, amongst other issues. The Coalition is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization representing 85 cities outside of the Twin Cities metropolitan area that educates legislators about issues important to Greater Minnesota.