Pflugerville Community Development Corp. awarded for economic excellence in seventh consecutive year

The Pflugerville Community Development Corp. received the annual Economic Excellence award for 2020 by the Texas Economic Development Corp. (Kelsey Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Pflugerville Community Development Corp. received the annual Economic Excellence award for 2020 by the Texas Economic Development Corp. (Kelsey Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Pflugerville Community Development Corp. received the annual Economic Excellence award for 2020 by the Texas Economic Development Corp. (Kelsey Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Pflugerville Community Development Corp. received the annual Economic Excellence award for 2020 by the Texas Economic Development Corp. The recognition was made during the Texas Economic Development Corp.’s virtual 2021 Legislative Conference on Feb. 25.

This marks the seventh consecutive year for the Pflugerville Community Development Corp. to receive the certificate and is one out of 51 communities recognized.

The Economic Excellence Recognition program honors organizations that achieve higher standards through professional development, according to a press release.

Amy Madison, Pflugerville Community Development Corp. executive director, said it was an honor for the board and staff to be recognized for their high standards of excellence.

“It not only sets us apart, but clearly demonstrates our commitment to responsible economic growth and development,” Madison said.


The Pflugerville Community Development Corp. is responsible for attracting, retaining and expanding businesses as well as increasing tax revenue to support community development.
By Megan Cardona
Megan is the Hutto reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Round Rock and Pflugerville/Hutto editions. She worked at UT-Arlington's student newspaper, The Shorthorn, for two years before joining Community Impact.


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