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, the County submits its best practices programs for NACo consideration.

For 2020, the County submitted 59 nominations and 45 of the projects, spanning 16 departments, won awards.

Instructions for the completed 2020 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, the County submits applications to highlight its best practices while recognizing the staff responsible for such innovations. In 2019, the County submitted 44 nominations and four projects from four departments won awards.

For 2020, Two levels of awards will be presented in each category: Challenge and Merit. Instructions for the 2020 awards competition, when available, can be found by clicking the button below.