Press Release posted 8/31/13 – Sierra Madre Honors… is the City’s opportunity to recognize and honor the true treasures of Sierra Madre, its volunteers, City Commissioners and employees. Sierra Madre Honors… recognizes all out-going City Commissioners, and awardees selected from nominations submitted to the Mayor’s Ad-Hoc Committee comprised of past recipients. The following are the awardees for 2013:
George Maurer Lifetime Service Award – Richard Mays
Presented to a person/entity that most strongly represents a commitment to serving and volunteering over the course of a lifetime, which is the true spirit of Sierra Madre.
Wistaria Award – Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society
In recognition of a City/Community partnership, it is presented to a local business or organization whose major contributions to the City/Community of Sierra Madre have demonstrated a true partnership which assists in and provides services, programs or enhances the general welfare of the community as a whole.
Police Chief’s Special Award – Jesse Cazares
Presented by the Sierra Madre Chief of Police to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding dedication to duty (employee) or service (community) in resolving a community law enforcement-related issue.
Public Safety Award – Sierra Madre Emergency Communications Team
Presented by the Mayor to an individual, either an employee or citizen, who took action to protect and maintain the safety of the community by taking lifesaving action.
Public Service Award – Susan Clifton & Jose Reynoso
Employee of the Year – presented by the Mayor upon the recommendation of the City Manager to an extraordinary city employee who has represented remarkable customer and public service as well as dedication to the citizens of Sierra Madre over the course of a year.
The 2013 Sierra Madre Honors… Dinner and Awards will be held on Thursday, September 12th in Sierra Madre by invitation only. For more information contact City Hall at 626-355-7135.