“Cranberry and Millvale belong to an exclusive club today. They are among six municipalities in the state certified as top models of governance by Sustainable Pennsylvania. The others are Pittsburgh, Ross and, in Lancaster County, Lancaster and Warwick. . . .
“Platinum isn’t perfection because no municipality can check “yes” to every criterion, said Jim Price, the project manager. But officials in high-achieving municipalities say they won’t stop trying to improve.
“The savings and paybacks can be dramatic.”