Elections Division - “Embracing Equity and Inclusion in Elections”

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2021 National Clearinghouse Awards 

  • Our community-focused Education and Outreach program uses local nonprofits to educate and empower traditionally marginalized and low-turnout communities.

Elections Division - “Increasing Youth Engagement”

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2021 National Clearinghouse Awards  

  • The Student Democracy Program provides students with the chance to see democracy up close and in action, and to take part in exciting election operations.

Elections Division - “Honorable Mention for Outstanding Innovation in Election Cybersecurity and Technology”

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2021 National Clearinghouse Awards   

  • To implement the California Voter’s Choice Act, San Mateo County found innovative technological solutions to issues from secure cloud storage to real-time ballot box tracking.

Elections Division - Wait Time Widget Tool 

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STARS Green Award FY 2020-21

Green Award: recognizes and rewards programs/projects that demonstrate leadership and creativity in “greening” their facilities, operations and/or programs and increasing the visibility of climate change actions by San Mateo County government. Programs that have implemented innovative greening projects are encouraged to submit entries.

Elections Division - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program

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STARS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award FY 2020-21

Diversity & Inclusion Award: recognizes and rewards County programs that foster and promote diversity and inclusion for employees and/or populations served.

Appraisal Services Division - GIS Assessor Parcel Web Portal

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  • This modernization eliminated all hand drafting of parcel maps and streamlined technical workflows.
  • Over 225,000 Assessor Parcel maps were digitized to accuracy levels well beyond industry’s standards.

Appraisal Services Division - Assessor's Building Permits Plan Portal

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  • The Assessor's Building Permits Plan Portal significantly reduces our carbon footprint, improves operational efficiencies.
  • Saving taxpayers $1.6M annually and enables 30 governmental agencies to electronically transmit 16,000 plans each year. 

Elections Division - “Most Creative and Original ‘I Voted’ Sticker”

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  • Our “I Voted” Sticker is unique because it is digitized and can be used electronically on social media, emails and text messages. 

ACRE Website LiveChat

  • These awards were received for Outstanding Customer Service for our LiveChat tool.
  • LiveChat has reduced the number of telephone calls and wait times, and improved customer satisfaction.