Coconino County was recently honored by the National Association of Counties (NACo) with awards for seven county government programs and services.
“We are honored to be among one of the counties to receive achievement awards from NACo,” Coconino County Chairwoman Liz Archuleta said in an announcement. “We’re very glad to be recognized by NACo for our County Departments and the innovative programs they implement to improve the lives of the citizens of Coconino County.”
Coconino County programs receiving awards include the Adult Probation Distance Learning for the Criminal Justice and Public Safety category and the Collective Impact Initiative in the Human Services category.
Receiving an award in the Personnel Management, Employment and Training category were the county’s Diversity and Inclusion Program and the Professional Development Academies program.
In the Health category, the county’s use of directly observed therapy in the treatment of tuberculosis received recognition.
Also winning awards were the county’s Rural County Outreach To Special District Partners for Annual Compliance and Service Improvement program, the Teen Clinic Accessibility program and Coconino’s Information Technology Services.
“Counties overcome complex challenges, provide essential services and constantly do more with less,” NACo President Bryan Desloge said in the announcement. “We applaud these Achievement Award-winning counties for outstanding efforts to improve residents’ quality of life.”