Our AwardsSutter County was awarded second place in the 2003 Digital Counties Survey for governments with less than 150,000 in population. The award recognizes entities that are using information technology (IT) to deliver high quality service to its customers and citizens typically in the form of superior website development and the conversion of government processes into electronically enabled formats. Sutter County again ranked in the top-10 in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 The National Association of Government Webmasters awarded Sutter County's web design with the 2005 Pinnacle Award - Top Honors for counties meeting the Medium Jurisdictions category. This award recognizes top competitors for overall excellence in web design among public sector organizations. Sutter County received the 2006 Excellence Award in Design/Usability for counties meeting the Small Population (under 100,000) category. Still in 2006, Sutter County Departments of Information Technology and Health and Human Services received a coveted Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACO). The award was granted for the development and implementation of SutterHelps.org, a Web-based information website which helps county residents qualify for Health and Human Services Programs. In 2004, the Sutter County Records Query Extranet Project won the 5th Annual Microsoft Government Solutions Showcase Award for providing an exemplary solution for the public sector.