Fairfax County 2014 Awards


 Fairfax County is often recognized for its outstanding programs, services and public servants. The county also honors individuals and organizations.  Additional information about county awards and accomplishments can be obtained from the agency or division highlighted or by contacting the Office of Public Affairs by email or by phone at 703-324-3187, TTY 711.  View archive of past awards.

     

Fairfax County was ranked among America's top five in the 2014 Digital Counties Survey by The Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo) which recognizes leading examples of counties using technology to improve services and boost efficiencies. Winners were chosen based on their best practices and effective uses of technology to better serve their communities. Fairfax County received third place honors in the competition for jurisdictions with populations of 500,000 or greater for governance and management practices, innovations and overall significance to excellence in public service.

The Digital Counties Survey evaluates localities on their ability to demonstrate successful outcomes through the strategic use of technology. Winning jurisdictions overcame tough fiscal barriers to improve government services and efficiency and found ways to provide better information security, transparency, and citizen engagement with innovative uses of social media and advanced decision support tools. Read more...

 

2014

February

The Department of Public Works and Environmental Services's Wolftrap Stream Restoration project with the Town of Vienna has received a Community Appearance Award from the Community Appearance Alliance of Northern Virginia.




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