If you know of someone who is an exemplary civic-minded citizen, you can nominate that friend or neighbor for the 2012 Paulette Burton Citizen of the Year Award. The Lee County Board of County Commissioners is looking for the kind of persons who get involved in the community and work diligently for causes in which they believe. The award strives to recognize a citizen who has provided outstanding civic contributions to Lee County Government.
The selection criteria includes a positive attitude, knowledge of the objectives and activities of Lee County government, a demonstrated interest in community/county government partnerships and promotion of harmony between the community and county government.
The Board of County Commissioners will select the winner. Nomination forms are available at Lee County libraries and recreation centers. Citizens can also complete and submit a form on the Lee County Government website (www.lee-county.com and click on Paulette Burton Nomination Form under "Featured Content").
The nominations are due by Friday, Jan. 25 at 4 p.m.