October 6, 2014
Employee Fest 2014 a Roaring SuccessEmployee Fest 2014 drew thousands to Freedom Park Oct. 2.
This year’s record-turnout event featured a barbecue lunch catered by Jim ‘N Nicks BBQ, games, performances by County employees and artists supported by the Arts and Science Council, information on Charitable Giving opportunities, sponsor tables and recognition, and most importantly, a celebration of the contributions Mecklenburg County employees make to the quality of life for County residents.This year’s award winners were:Team of the Year: Public Information DepartmentCustomer Service Heroes:
Employee of the Year: Marsha O’Brien, Senior IT Business Analyst, Tax Assessor’s Office
Pictures from the event are available on the County’s Flickr site online.
NCACC Begins Legislative Goal Setting ProcessThe North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) has begun their legislative goal setting process. On Friday, the Justice and Public Safety Committee considered 17 goals and voted to move the following seven forward, including a statement on Domestic Violence that supports Mecklenburg's legislative goal regarding criminal penalties for domestic violence acts committed in the presence of children. The goals moving forward are: