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For Immediate Release: 6/30/2010
Montgomery County Receives 20 NACo Achievement Awards

Montgomery County has received 20 National Association of Counties (NACo) achievement awards – more than any county in the State – for outstanding programs.

Two of Montgomery County’s submissions won the “Best of Category” award. These included the Department of Technology Services’ submission called “A GIS Platform for Emergency Management and Response: Common Operational Pictures, and Health and Human Services’ entry, “Neighborhood Safety Net Initiative.” Best of Category awards are given for innovative programs that stood out from the rest.

“Once again our employees have shown hard work and innovation through these award-winning submissions,” said County Executive Isiah Leggett. “These awards honor the efforts and dedication of all of our employees who work so hard to serve the residents of Montgomery County.”

The following departments and programs received awards:

Correction and Rehabilitation – Pre-Trial Assessment Unit;

Fire and Rescue Services – Electronic Patient Care Reporting;

General Services – Neighborhood Projects Interactive Webpage; the Centralized Vendor Registration Portal;

Health and Human Services – Better Living at Home; Neighborhood Safety Net Initiative; Winning Fathers Program at the Pre Release Center; Quality Service Review; Time for Tea;

Housing and Community Affairs – The Village at King Farm Workforce Housing Program; 

Liquor Control – Keeping It SAFE Program;

Police – “2951” Domestic Intervention Program; Crime Laboratory Backlog Reduction; NRC-LINX Program;

Silver Spring Regional Services Center – The Northwest Park Oakview Weed & Seed Program;

Technology Services – Vehicle Accident Report Purchase System; A GIS Platform for Emergency Management and Response: Common Operational Pictures; Mapping School Absenteeism for Managing H1N1 Influenza Outbreak; Integration of GIS Web Services with the 311 Call Center; and H1N1 Flu Vaccine On-Line Appointment Booking System.


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Release ID: 10-269
Media Contact: Sue Tucker 240-777-6507

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