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2014 Sustainability Awards
Nominations Are Open for the 2014 Sustainability Awards!
Nominations must be submitted on or after 3/24/2014 and received by 5PM 4/14/2014

The Frederick County Sustainability Commission's Sustainability Awards are presented annually to one employee of Frederick County Government, one unit of County government, and one member of the general public who lives or works in Frederick County that have made an outstanding contribution in helping Frederick County advance sustainability efforts.

Awards will be given based on demonstrated leadership, innovation and success in sustainability.

Eligibility and Process
The annual Sustainability Awards program is an internal and external initiative open to all people who live or work in Frederick County. Awardees are nominated by themselves or others.

Applications are reviewed by the Frederick County Sustainability Commission, which will select three awardees at its April 16th Meeting in time for Earth Day. County staff and office nominations are measured against the County’s Sustainable Action Plan. Members of the Community are evaluated on impact to community sustainability indicators that include improvements to air and water quality, energy efficiency and renewable energy, green building, resource conservation, sustainable economic development, and community engagement. Awards are to be given by the Board of County Commissioners at their May 8th meeting. Awardees will be notified in advance. Awards are honorary and do not include monetary recognition.

Download the Announcement
Download the Nomination form for a Community Member
Download the Nomination form for a County Employee
Download the Nomination Form for a unit of County Government