Community Corner

  • November 13, 2019

Being Thankful

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I’m very thankful to God for the privilege of living in this wonderful country, this awesome state and this amazing county. I also want to give thanks for the efforts of many in Denton County who go the extra mile to ensure we deliver the best services to you – our customer.

It is important to all of us that we hold ourselves accountable in all aspects of our operation. We understand the importance of providing quality assistance whether you are registering a vehicle, voting in an election, dealing with our sheriff’s deputies or driving our roads to get to and from work and home.

Our role is to serve you. And we are thankful for the opportunity to do so.

Denton County Budget and Purchasing Departments recognized as among the state’s best … AGAIN!

Please join me in congratulating the Denton County Budget and Purchasing Departments for recently receiving significant recognition for their work.

These honors demonstrate how important it is to me and the entire Commissioners Court that we continue to provide quality services to our residents by ensuring we follow the best practices possible.

Denton County Public Health Honored As Patriotic Employer
Denton County Public Health (DCPH) Director Dr. Matt Richardson was recently honored by Bob Martinez, DCPH Public Health Preparedness Coordinator, with recognition from the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

The certificate from the Office of the Secretary of Defense honors both Dr. Richardson and DCPH as a Patriotic Employer for contributing to national security and protecting liberty and freedom by supporting employee participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve Force.

Denton County Recognizes Employee With John A. Scott Award
Every year, one of our more than 1,700 employees is honored with the John A. Scott Award, named for a former Director of Facilities. Employees submitted the names of 21 co-workers who demonstrated commitment to excellence and dedication to the people of Denton County.

Budi Yulianto, who has worked for Denton County in the Department of Technology since October 2001, was this year’s recipient. He was honored during a recent Denton County Commissioners Court meeting and at the annual employee picnic.

Other employees who were also recognized as runners up for the award include: Ali Silva (442nd District Court), Laura Medcafe and Jennifer Harbour (Purchasing), Brittney Lasley and Shannon Ward (Juvenile Probation) and Joe Paul Gallo (Public Health).

I want to personally thank each of these honored employees for all they do for Denton County, and I want to thank you, our citizens, for the trust and responsibility you have placed in your County Commissioners Court.

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