The Annual National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards

The NACo Achievement Awards is a non-competitive program that seeks to recognize innovative government programs. The County has been very successful over the years in earning recognition for its outstanding, groundbreaking programs. Every year, normally in March, the County submits its best practices programs for NACo consideration. For 2018, the County submitted 40 nominations and 34 of the projects, spanning 16 departments, won awards.

Instructions for the completed 2018 NACo Competition can be found by clicking the button below.

The Annual California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Challenge Awards

These unique awards recognize the creative spirit of California Counties as they find innovative, effective and cost-saving ways to provide programs and services to their citizens. Every year, normally in June, the County submits applications to highlight its best practices while recognizing the staff responsible for such innovations. In 2017, the County submitted 41 nominations and five projects from four departments won awards.

For 2018, the theme is “Super County Programs.” Two levels of awards will be presented in each category: Challenge and Merit. Instructions for the 2018 awards competition can be found by clicking the button below.