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Nevada County receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Nevada County has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association.

“The award represents a significant achievement … It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting,” a press release from the association said.

This award was made possible by the efforts of the Board of Supervisors, the County Executive Office budget team, and department fiscal staff.



$35,000 in additional Community Service Block Grant funding




Nevada County, in conjunction with the Adult and Family Services Commission, Department of Social Services and the California State Housing and Community Services Division, awarded an additional $35,000 in 2015 Community Service Block Grant funding to three local non-profit organizations to be spend by the end of June or this year. This increases the total 2015 CSBG funding level delivered to local partners to an amount of $95,000.

Interfaith Food Ministry was awarded $13,000 to increase the quantity and quality of protein rich foods available to food insecure citizens of Nevada County as part of the Hunger to Health Project. Approximately, one in six Nevada County residents experiences hunger, and there are approximately 13,000 food insecure people in Western Nevada County.

Hospitality House of the Foothills was awarded $10,000. Hospitality House is one of two homeless shelters in Nevada County and recently increased its rated capacity by 15 beds to assist those in need during the current wet and cold winter conditions. The funding will help with the increased staffing and operating costs related to the expansion of services during this current cold weather period.

The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition was awarded $12,000 to be used to provide emergency support services to western Nevada County victims of domestic violence and sexual assault who fall within the poverty level guidelines.

The Nevada County Adult & Family Services Commission is also currently soliciting Request for Funding proposals for the next CSBG funding cycle for the 2016/2018 fiscal years. These funds will allow local non-profit agencies an opportunity to provide services that will enhance the priorities set forth by the CSBG Community Action Plan. The last day to apply is Feb. 5.

A downloadable copy of the proposal application is available at http://www.mynevadacounty.com/nc/hhsa/dss/Pages/Adult-and-Family-Services-Commision-%28AFSC%29.aspx. For questions or additional information, contact rob.choate@co.nevada.ca.us.

Nevada County recruitment video release

Nevada County is pleased to present its new recruitment video, a press release states. The video emphasizes Nevada County’s culture, and recognition of its employees work-life balance, according to the release. The video concept was a collaborative effort between many departments and was filmed by Allegheny Image Factory. The video will be used to enhance recruitment and outreach while highlighting the quality of life available for those who want to join the team, the press release states. The video is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuUZfbRfW2I&feature=youtu.be.

For career information visit Nevada County Human Resources at http://www.mynevadacounty.com/nc/hr.


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