08/18/2000

Toronto, ON, August 18, 2000. Norm Gamble, CAO of the County of Grey has been named to the AMO Honour Roll.
This award is given out annually to individuals in appreciation of exemplary service to municipal government and to AMO.

"Norm has a long record of excellence in municipal service, where his expertise and hard work is acknowledged and respected," said Michael Power, President of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario.  "He has held numerous positions within AMO, and we look forward to his continuing contributions as AMO moves forward to meet the challenges of the 21st century."

Gamble was one of four individuals named to AMO's 2000 Honour Roll.  The presentations occurred at AMO=s annual conference held at the Ottawa Congress Centre, Ottawa from August 13 to August 16.  More than 1,700 municipal politicians and staff attended the conference.  The awards were presented at the banquet dinner on August 15.

"Each of our award winners has shown an immense commitment to providing top-quality municipal services and efficient and effective local government," said Pat Moyle, Executive Director of AMO.  "They are truly representative of elected officials and administrators all across Ontario, who work hard every day to provide excellence in municipal government."

Gamble has been CAO of the County of Grey since 1990. Prior to that he worked with the City of Cambridge for 17 years as Director of Recreation, Assistant to the CAO and Acting CAO.  He has served on various committees with the Society of Directors of Municipal Recreation, the Ontario Municipal Administrators, Association, as well as various community agencies such as the YMCA and the United Way. Gamble has also held numerous positions within AMO.

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario is a non-profit organization with member municipalities representing 95 per cent of Ontario's population.  The mandate of AMO is to promote, support and enhance strong and effective municipal government in Ontario. 

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