IGS Awards

Information & General Services (IGS) Department Awards


Nevada County has a long history of technology and facility management awards. Our County departments truly embrace the use of technology to transform their operations, increase their workers' productivity, and improve services to our citizens. View a list of technology and facility awards that span the entire organization.
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Awards


  • 2017 - 2nd place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo)
  • 2017 -  Award of Excellence in Public Facilities Management  from the California Counties Facilities Services Association
  • 2017 - People's Choice Award by the California Counties Architects and Engineers Association (CCAEA) for the Brighton Greens Project
  • 2017 - Public Projects Awards of Excellence Award by the California Counties Architects and Engineers Association (CCAEA) for the Brighton Greens Project
  • 2017 - Exemplary Renewables Award from the Nevada County Climate Change Coalition and the Sierra Club for the County's Energy Conservation and Solar Generation Project
  • 2016 - 1st place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo)
  • 2016 - California Local Government CIO of the Year Award, Public CIO Magazine and the CA State Public
  • Sector CIO Academy
  • 2016 - National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award for the updated My Neighborhood public
  • mapping application
  • 2016 - National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award for the City of Grass Valley IT shared
  • services support model.
  • 2015 - 2nd place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the
  • Center for Digital Government and NACo
  • 2015 - National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award for the PEG TV Station Collaboration
  • 2015 - National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award for the Lobby Greeter Project
  • 2014 - CCISDA Innovation Award for Post-Disaster Assessment Mobile GIS App
  • 2014 - CSAC Challenge Award for Collaborative Technology Center
  • 2014 - Alliance for Innovation, Innovation Academy Award
  • 2014 - 5th place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the
  • Center for Digital Government and NACo
  • 2014 - National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award for the Library Collaborative Technology Center
  • 2013 - A+ Grade from the Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to government transparency
  • 2013 - 3rd place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the
  • Center for Digital Government and NACo
  • 2013 - Award for Excellence in Local Government - Mobile Worker Project - from the Alliance for Innovation
  • 2012 - A+ Grade from the Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to government transparency
  • 2012 - 2nd place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the
  • Center for Digital Government and NACo
  • 2012 - CSAC Merit Award for MyNevadaCounty.com website navigation and transparency
  • 2012 - Best of California, IT Services and Support, SharePoint Team Lead Bruce Gauthier
  • 2011 - 1st place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the
  • Center for Digital Government and NACo
  • 2011 - CSAC Challenge Award for MyNeighborhood public Internet application
  • 2011 - CGIA, Best Internet Application for MyNeighborhood
  • 2011 - A+ Grade from the Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to government transparency
  • 2011 - CCISDA Innovation Award for secure employee portal project
  • 2011 - CCISDA Innovation Award for secure document routing project
  • 2011 - Public Facilities Award of Excellence from the California Counties Facilities Services
  • Association
  • 2010 - 2nd place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the
  • Center for Digital Government and NACo
  • 2010 - Public Facilities Award of Excellence from the California Counties Facilities Services
  • Association
  • 2010 - National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award for the HR Dashboard Project.
  • 2010 - Team of The Year, Nevada County - SharePoint Team
  • 2009 - 3rd place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the
  • Center for Digital Government and NACo
  • 2008 - 3rd place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the
  • Center for Digital Government and NACo
  • 2007 - 1st place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the
  • Center for Digital Government and NACo
  • 2007 - CCISDA Innovation Award for www.dial211.com, best collaboration project.
  • 2007 - Best of Web top 10 finalists from the Center for Digital Government.
  • 2007 - National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award for the 1058 Windows Project
  • 2007 - Public Facilities Award of Excellence from the California Counties Facilities Services
  • Association
  • 2006 - 2nd place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the
  • Center for Digital Government and NACo
  • 2006 - Best of Web top 10 finalist from the Center for Digital Government.
  • 2006 - Public Facilities Award of Excellence from the California Counties Facilities Services
  • Association
  • 2006 - CCISDA Innovation Award for Business Process Reengineering - 1058 Windows Project.
  • 2005 - 2nd place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the
  • Center for Digital Government and NACo
  • 2005 - The National Association of Government Webmasters awarded Nevada County's website
  • their Pinnacle Award - Finalist "Excellence in Design and Content" for counties meeting the Medium Jurisdictions category.
  • 2004 - 2nd place award for being the most "Digital County" in class nationwide from the
  • Center for Digital Government and NACo.
  • 2003 - Best Application Serving the Public for the document integrated website from CCISDA.
  • 2003 - Most Innovative Use of Technology for the Information Architecture website project
  • from CCISDA.
  • 2003 - Awarded to Nevada County as a "Top Visionary" from Info World magazine in their annual
  • "Top 100" list
  • 2003 - Laureate's Medal for the "Nevada County Integrated Citizen Portal" from the international
  • Computerworld's Heroes Honors program
  • 2003 - CSAC Challenge Award for the citizen perspective collaborative website project with
  • San Mateo County.
  • 2003 - CSAC Challenge Award to the Tax Collector for her "virtual check" online tax payment project.
  • 2002 - Silver Seal of Distinction for Excellence in eGovernment from the National Academy of
  • Public Administrators and the National Association of Counties