MONTGOMERY – The Alabama League of Municipalities announced the Alabama Communities of Excellence STAR Award recipients at its annual Municipal Leadership Institute and graduation/awards ceremonies on November 8, 2023, in Orange Beach. The League presents the ACE STAR Awards to acknowledge ACE advisory board members, ambassadors, community participants and volunteers who have gone above and beyond in assisting the organization and the communities they serve.
2023 Outstanding ACE Mayor – Mayor Phil Segraves of Guin
Mayor Segraves was selected for this honor because of his leadership in helpingGuin receive its ACE designation in 2005; helping to update downtown Guin to attract new businesses; leading efforts to obtain over a million dollars in grant money for lighting, sidewalks, streets and traffic signal posts; and supporting the creation of four beautiful murals in Guin. He has served as mayor for 19 years. He is a past president of the League and currently serves on its board of directors.