Criteria for Consideration of an Award

A suggestion will be eligible for consideration if it:
  • Identifies a problem/inefficiency and recommends a solution
  • Identifies savings in time, labor, material/supplies, equipment and/or cost
  • Provides service to citizens/staff without additional costs
  • Enhances a service, procedure, or operation without additional costs
  • Improves a process and/or method and results in an improved efficiency without increasing costs
  • Eliminates unnecessary procedures, records or forms as well as duplication or waste
  • Improves working conditions, safety, health and/or eliminates hazards to employees/citizens
  • Improves employee morale
  • Improves communication, customer service and/or public relations
  • The suggestion may be an original idea or involve a new application of a current/old idea.