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Sault Sainte Marie Mayor Earns Statewide Public Service Award
Sault Sainte Marie Mayor Anthony "Tony" Bosbous was honored by his fellow municipal leaders by earning the Michigan Municipal League's Michael A. Guido Leadership and Public Service Award for 2010.
Mayor Bosbous has served as mayor of Sault Sainte Marie since 2001 and served on the city commission since 1991. he has worked for the Chippewa-Luce-Mackinac Community Action Agency since 1969 and served as deputy director since 1978.
Through two decades of service to the city, Bosbous has truly been a positive force that has significantly re-shaped the city. he played a major role in establishing one of Michigan's 15 SmartZones within his community. he is a strong promoter of creating a sense of place and walkability for the city - he regularly walks the two miles between his home and work.
Bosbous is a member of numerous boards, including vice president of the Eastern Upper Peninsula Workforce Development Board; board of directors of the Lake Superior State University Foundation, past president and member of the Sault Sainte Marie Lions Club, and a founding board member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sault Sainte Marie.
The Michael A. Guido Leadership and Public Service Award was created in the memory of Dearborn Mayor Michael Guido. This Michigan Municipal League honor goes annually to a chief elected official who embodies professionalism and leadership, and is dedicated to the residents of their community and advocacy in Lansing and Washington D.C.
The Michigan Municipal League advocates on behalf of its member communities in Lansing, Washington D.C., and the courts; provides educational opportunities for elected and appointed municipal officials; and assists municipal leaders in administering services to their communities through League programs and services.