Rich Huelskamp was presented the second annual Jay McCleary Sustainability Award during the Red Wing City Council meeting April 11th.
The Red Wing Sustainability Commission established the Jay McCleary Sustainability Award in 2021 to help promote sustainability and environmental stewardship in the community.
This years award is being given to Rich for his dedicated service on the Sustainability Commission and his professional career of promoting environmental policy and practice.
Huelskamp says his passion for sustainability has been going on for decades.
The late Jay McCleary, the award's namesake and the first recipient of the award, worked for the City of Red Wing for over 34 years and after retirement served as a long-term volunteer for the Red Wing Sustainability Commission.