Santa Cruz, CA – The City of Santa Cruz is accepting nominations for the 2013 Officer Jim Howes Community Service Award. Established in 2007 upon the retirement of Officer Jim Howes, this annual award is given to one City employee and one community member for outstanding service to the Santa Cruz community. Officer Jim Howes served as a Santa Cruz Police Officer for 26 years and was known throughout the City for his positive approach and partnership building between the City and community. Recipients of the Officer Jim Howes Community Service Award exemplify Officer Howes’ collaborative, solution-oriented approach to solving community problems.
To nominate a community member or City employee for the 2013 Award, a nomination form along with a short narrative should be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to (831) 420-5011, or delivered in hard copy to: City of Santa Cruz, 809 Center Street, Room 10, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.
Nomination forms are available here
The nomination period will close Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Past recipients of the Officer Jim Howes Community Service Award are: Linda Garner (2011 City Employee Recipient), Kathleen Crocetti (2011 Community Recipient); Joe Hall (2012 City Employee Recipient), John Gilbert (2012 City Employee Recipient – posthumously), Janet Fardette and the Leveelies (2012 Community Recipient).