Welcome to our third round of the Strongest Town Competition. We invite you to listen to the following interviews that Rachel Quednau, Communications Director for Strong Towns, conducted with representatives from two towns in our contest. Once you've finished listening, please scroll down to the bottom to vote for the strongest!


Guelph, ON

Mayor Cam Guthrie and resident Mike Watt share about their town's fantastic location and famous festivals, as well as how they're handling the challenge of new growth.

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Lafayette, LA

Carlee Alm-LaBar, Director of Planning, Zoning, and Development for the Lafayette Consolidated Government, discusses her town's unique culture, their strong connection with the local university and their take on planning for their financial future.

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Voting is now closed.