Fairfax County 2011 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 E-mail or by phone at 703-324-3187, TTY 711. View archive of past awards.
Fairfax County received the 2011 Governor’s COVITS (Commonwealth of Virginia IT Symposium) award for innovation in local government for its mobile applications. Introduced this year, the county’s iPhone/iPad, Android and BlackBerry mobile applications (apps) place government in the palm of your hand through 24/7 access to government information and services. The official Fairfax County Government mobile app is available to download for free on Apple's iTunes store, Android Market and the County website.
Fairfax County has received the National Information Exchange Model
of NIEM” Award from the Department of Homeland Security for
enabling faster resource deployment during emergency response. The
award recognizes the county’s work on a Northern Virginia CAD2CAD
- The Fairfax County website was recognized as a finalist in the county portal category for the Best of Web Award from the Center for Digital Government. The Best of Web recognizes outstanding government portals and websites based on innovation, functionality and efficiency.
NACo recipients recognized at Sept. 13 Board of Supervisors meeting.
County Receives Seven NACo Awards— The National
Association of Counties recognized seven county programs and projects
with 2011 Achievement Awards.
- Pathway to Preschool — Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board and Neighborhood and Community Services
- An American Future: Service Opportunities for Immigrant Youth — Public Library
- Creative Corner — Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
- AEDcheck — Department of Finance
- Deer Management Program — Police Department-Animal Control
- Housing Blueprint — Department of Housing and Community Development
- Burke-West Springfield Center Without Walls — Neighborhood and Community Services
Thomas P. Biesiadny, Department of
Transportation, awarded the Community Transportation Award by the
Institute of Transportation Engineers.
- Virginia Task Force 1 (VATF-1) receives the Amercia Secure Award from the National Defense Industrial Association.