2009 IT Awards

Grant Award: National Criminal History Improvement Program 
A $179,000 grant was awarded to Pierce County as an intergovernmental agreement between Washington State Department of Information Services (DIS) and Pierce County. DIS agreed to provide National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) funds, via a federal indirect grant, to Pierce County as part of the NCHIP and the Criminal Justice Information Act of 1984. These funds were used to automate court orders. 

Grant Award: EECBG Energy Efficient Storage Upgrade
 
The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) IT award is a sub-recipient of Pierce County's total award of $4,376,400. With this funding, Pierce County staff improved the energy efficiency of the county's ten-year-old disk storage technology. 

2009 Employee Incentive and Recognition Standing Ovation Awards
Linda Gerull received a Standing Ovation Award in the Customer Service category from the Employee Incentive and Recognition committee in 2009. The Pierce County Auditor's Office nominated Linda for the following: 'Pierce County is better at what it does because so many of our own county staff as well as external pertners are Linda's customers and have benefitted from her excellence. She always delivers far beyond what is requested and way beyond expectations.'