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Horace named 2019 City of the YearRecognized for community growth and progressiveness
Horace, North Dakota (September 24, 2019): The City of Horace was named 2019 City of the Year by the North Dakota League of Cities (NDLC) during the League’s 2019 Annual Conference, Sept. 19 - 21 in Bismarck, ND. Horace is one of the fastest-growing cities in North Dakota with a population of over 2,700 residents. Continued expansion in the residential and business sectors sets a projected growth rate of 220% in the next 5- 7 years.
Throughout 2018 Horace has completed and implemented key infrastructure projects that will support residents with housing growth, while fostering a community of continued education. In collaboration with the City of West Fargo a $106.9 million-dollar bond initiative for a new middle school and high school in Horace city limits has already began construction.
“Since breaking ground on May 20, Heritage Middle School has been a dynamic addition to the landscape of Horace,” said Kory Peterson, Mayor of Horace. “As a community, we are honored to be a recipient of this City of the Year Award and look forward to showcasing everything Horace has to offer.”
The Horace 2045 Comprehensive and Transportation Plan has been adopted as a long-range vision for the cities future and the steps to accomplish that growth in Horace. The process to develop Horace 2045 began with a review of adopted city plans, GIS mapping, growth trends and projections for Horace and the region. Horace 2045 will also assist in building regional support for shared projects across the state of North Dakota.
Combined with community initiatives and events, Horace is a city committed to fostering the identity of the current community while ushering in a new wave of advancements and innovation for the future.
About City of Horace:
City of Horace is one of North Dakota’s fastest-growing cities. Horace is a city committed to fostering the identity of the current community while ushering in a new wave of advancements and innovation for the future. For more information, please visit www.CityofHorace.com or call 701-492-2972.
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