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Milton Dohoney, Jr. Honored with ACMA Catherine F. Connolly Outstanding Assistant City/County Manager AwardMilton Dohoney, Jr. Honored with ACMA Catherine F. Connolly Outstanding Assistant City/County Manager Award<div class="ExternalClassF40BEF0B7FEA49F6AEFB517BF20E7713"><p style="text-align:center;">​<img src="/piosite/MediaAssets/Dohoney-ACMA.jpg" alt="From left: Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher, Fire Chief Kara Kalkbrenner, Assistant City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr., Police Chief Jeri Williams and Catherine F. Connolly at the ACMA winter conference awards ceremony." style="margin:1px;width:600px;height:400px;vertical-align:middle;" /><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">From left: Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher, Fire Chief Kara Kalkbrenner, Assistant City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr., Police Chief Jeri Williams and Catherine F. Connolly at the ACMA winter conference awards ceremony.</span></em><br></p><p>On Thursday night, Phoenix Assistant City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. was recognized for his outstanding public service with the Catherine F. Connolly Outstanding Assistant City/County Manager Award by the Arizona City/County Management Association (ACMA). The award was presented at ACMA’s winter conference in Sedona, Ariz.<br><br>The award recognizes an outstanding assistant city or county manager who has demonstrated exemplary service to their organization, the community, local government and ACMA. <br><br>“Milton is an accomplished executive leader who keeps us focused on the big picture, to inspire our employees to do their best every day,” said Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher. “That is essential to Phoenix’s success, and he has made Phoenix a better city because of his thoughtful leadership.”<br><br>Dohoney came to Phoenix in 2014, after serving as City Manager of Cincinnati, Ohio for seven years. In his role as assistant city manager, Dohoney oversees and leads a diverse portfolio of city services, including police and fire, law, emergency management, Convention Center operations and major event hosting.<br><br>Among his many accomplishments, Dohoney’s leadership was key in the selection of the Phoenix-area for the NCAA Final Four in 2017 and Super Bowl in 2023. Dohoney also spearheaded an innovative public process for hiring the city’s Police Chief, and continues to lead an organization-wide effort to reimagine service delivery with a focus on efficiency and better outcomes for residents. <br><br>In over 30 years of public service Dohoney has been an active member of both the International City/County Manager Association and ACMA, serving on ACMA’s board of directors and several ICMA committees. In addition to this civic leadership, Dohoney has served as a board member for the Vitalist Foundation, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, and as an executive sponsor of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators Phoenix chapter.<br><br>With over 1.6 million residents, and more than 14,000 employees, Phoenix is the United States’ largest city to be led by a council-manager form of government. <br></p></div>2/1/2019 7:00:00 AMMatthew Heil602-534-0108