FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 4, 2016
Brenna Haggar, Manager of Public Affairs
Pinellas County Tax Collector announces its Governor’s Sterling Sustained Excellence Award Great Practices Virtual Showcase
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2016 – The Pinellas County Tax Collector’s office received the 2016 Florida Governor’s Sterling Sustained Excellence Award. This award honors previous recipients of the Governor’s Sterling Award that have strengthened, improved, and innovated systems to ensure long-term success and sustainability of their organization.
A key aspect of the Sterling process is sharing best practices. The Pinellas County Tax Collector’s office is excited to announce its 2016 Great Practices Virtual Showcase. In a series of short videos, representatives from the organization share six of their best practices in the areas of operational efficiency, workforce development, community relations, and employee communications. The virtual showcase can be viewed at www.taxcollect.com/sterling.
“It is an honor to receive the prestigious Governor’s Sterling Sustained Excellence Award,” said Pinellas County Tax Collector Diane Nelson. “The Sterling process is about continual improvement, becoming better tomorrow than we are today. I am so proud of my staff and the work they have done to create a culture of excellence and efficiency. The employees of the tax collector’s office are the foundation of our success, and this award truly belongs to them.”
The Pinellas County Tax Collector’s office has been working to implement management principles from the Sterling criteria since 2006, with emphasis on strategic planning, process improvement, and data analysis.
For more information on the Governor’s Sterling Awards and the Florida Sterling Council, visit www.floridasterling.com.
ABOUT THE PINELLAS COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR’S OFFICE: The Pinellas County Tax Collector’s Office is a constitutionally elected office. Responsibilities include collecting and distributing state and local taxes and providing driver license and motor vehicle registration services to Pinellas County residents. The Office received the 2013 Governor’s Sterling Award and the 2016 Governor’s Sterling Sustained Excellence Award for performance excellence. For more information visit www.taxcollect.com/newsroom.