2012

City of Escondido

  • Award of Merit from the Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) for the City's Draft Climate Action Plan
  • Pretreatment, Pollution Prevention & Stormwater Person of the Year Award presented to Cynthia Esparza, Senior Industrial Waste Inspector, by the California Water Environment Association, San Diego Section (CWEA)
  • WTS Innovative Transportation Solutions Award (ITSA) for Transit & Roadway Projects (Small-Scale) awarded to Engineering Department's Escondido Rapid Bus Project

Escondido Police Department

  • Award of Valor presented to Fred Cheatham, Todd Gimenez, and Bill Havens by the American Legion
  • Medal of Merit presented to Kathryn Loarie by the American Legion
  • Heroism Award presented to Mike Guerrero by the American Legion
  • Meritorious Award presented to Mike Kearney and Greg Kogler by the American Legion
  • Citizenship Award presented to Ana Daugherty and Alec Hasty by the American Legion
  • Department of Homeland Security Partnership Award presented to the Escondido Police Department
  • Officer of the Year presented to Sergeant Ryan Fien by the San Diego Police Officers Association for exemplifying the diligence, consistency, and steadfast determination of an exemplary patrol officer
  • Jim Felix Community Volunteer of the Year award presented to Sergeant Al Owens by the Chamber of Commerce
  • Police Officer of the Year presented to Officer Russell Gay at the Scottish Rite Awards Banquet

2011

City of Escondido

  • Recycled Water Staff Person of the Year Award presented to Jeff Seifert from Utilities by The Water Reuse Association of California

Escondido Police Department

  • Escondido's DUI Officer of the Year Award presented to Officer Tom Venable at the MADD Awards Luncheon for making 140 DUI arrests in 2010
  • Officer of the Year Award presented to Officer Pat Hall by the San Diego Police Officers Association

2010

City of Escondido

  • Plant of the Year 2010 Award presented to the Hale Avenue Resource Recovery Facility (HARRF) by the California Water Environment Association, San Diego Section (CWEA)
  • Operator of the Year Award presented to Sarah Hooper, HARRF Operator, by the California Water Environment Association, San Diego Section (CWEA)
  • Laboratory Person of Year Award presented to Christina Moran, HARRF Associate Chemist, by the California Water Environment Association, San Diego Section (CWEA)

Escondido Police Department

  • Peace Officer of the Year Award presented to Sergeant Al Owens at the San Diego Police Officers Association Awards Banquet
  • Police Officer of the Year Award presented to Detective Chris Zack at the Scottish Rites Awards Banquet
  • Auto Theft Officer of the Year Award presented to Williams Havens
  • DUI Officer of the Year Award presented to Thomas Venable
  • 11550 Officer of the Year Award presented to Jason White
  • Crime Stoppers Enough is Enough Award presented to Domingo Lafon
  • Blue Knights Award presented to Stephen Thompson
  • Volunteer of the Year Award presented to Bobbie Waits
  • Civilian Employee of the Year Award presented to Julie Johnson
  • Cadet of the Year Award presented to Casey Tompkins
  • Reserve Officer of the Year Award presented to Robb Christensen
  • Dispatcher of the Year Award presented to Dan Broach
  • Community Service Officer of the Year Award presented to Beverly Marquez
  • Commanding Officer Citations presented to Scott Christensen, Jeff Udvarhelyi, and David Zacchilli
  • Lifesaving Citation presented to Jim Sinnott
  • Exceptional Performance Citation presented to Pedro Nanez
  • American Legion Heroism Award presented to Domingo Lafon, Al Owens, Ricardo Rodriguez, and Roger Rodriguez
  • American Legion Meritorious Award presented to David Cramer
  • 10851 Pin presented to William Havens
  • 23152 Pins presented to Stephen Braucht, Sean Davidson, Matthew Embrey, Michael Guerrero, Patrick Hall, Joshua Langdon, Nicholas Rodelo, and Thomas Venable

Fire Department

  • Silver Medal Award presented to Fire Station 1 by the 2010 Fire Chief Station Design Awards Program

2009

City of Escondido

  • Award of Merit by the American Society of Civil Engineers for the West Valley Parkway Project
  • Metro Golden Watchdog Award by the San Diego Taxpayers Association
  • 2009 Award for Outstanding Service in the Public Sector presented to Ed Domingue by the San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Public Works Association
  • Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting presented to Gilbert Rojas, Finance Director, by the Government Finance Officers Association

Escondido Police Department

  • Peace Officer of the Year Award presented to Detective Roger Cirilo at the San Diego Police Officers Association Awards Banquet
  • San Diego County Vehicle Theft Recovery Officer of the Year Award presented to Officer Bill Havens by the Auto Theft Advisory Committee