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2019 Public Service Recognition Week

  • Kent County Board of Commissioners Chair Mandy Bolter presents the Chair’s Award for Excellence to Adam London
    Kent County Board of Commissioners Chair Mandy Bolter presents the Chair’s Award for Excellence to Adam London, Administrative Health Officer of the Kent County Health Department. The award recognizes all the ways the department has responded to the PFAS situation in Kent County.
  • Ken Yonker (left) Kent County Drain Commissioner and Steve Watson I.T Manager
    Ken Yonker (left) Kent County Drain Commissioner and Steve Watson I.T Manager with Kent County display the Excellence in Action Award presented for Innovation. The two departments worked together on a solution to preserve, organize and retrieve more than a quarter million documents, some of which date back to the mid 1800’s.
  • Emily Brieve, Michelle LaJoye -Young, Chuck DeWitt

    Kent County Commissioner Emily Brieve presents the Excellence in Action Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Kent County Sheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young and Undersheriff Chuck DeWitt. The award recognizes efforts made by the Kent County Sheriff’s Department to advance a culture that demonstrates diversity, equity and inclusion through active engagement of removing barriers for underrepresented populations in the county or county workplace.

  • Kent County Commissioner Ted Vonk presents the Excellence in action Award for Collaboration to Department of Public Works Director Dar Bass and Paul Smith

    Kent County Commissioner Ted Vonk presents the Excellence in action Award for Collaboration to Department of Public Works Director Dar Bass and Paul Smith, manager of the Waste-to- Energy facility. Working together with dozens of police agencies, the agency provided special waste destruction of almost a quarter of a million pounds of illicit drugs, evidence, confidential documents, medical records and prescription and over the counter medications in 2018.

  • Kent County Commissioner Diane Jones presents the Excellence in Action Award for Community Impact to Kent County Treasurer Ken Parrish

    Kent County Commissioner Diane Jones presents the Excellence in Action Award for Community Impact to Kent County Treasurer Ken Parrish (right) and Deputy Treasurer Steven Orchard. The Treasurer’s office implemented a strategy to collect taxes from non-hotel paid accommodations, like those offered by Airbnb. In less than one year the Treasurer’s office has captured more than $100,000 for the coffers of the people of Kent County.

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