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.


COVITS Logo 2011

  • 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 (NIEM) “Best 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 project.

  • 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 Award Recipients

NACo recipients recognized at Sept. 13 Board of Supervisors meeting.


  • 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.

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