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Post Climate Survey Steering Committee 2015-2017

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Post Climate Survey Steering Committee 2015-2017

Workplace Climate Initiative          

Listed below is an update of some of the ideas that have come out of our meetings. Many of these ideas have already been implemented or are in progress, while others are still in development. All of the ideas revolve around the four priorities identified by the survey results:

Communication, Leadership Development, Employee Engagement & Recognition, and Diversity & Inclusion Infusion   


  • Employee Picnic
  • Focus Groups
  • “Cup of Joe with Joe”
  • Meetings of the Department Deputies
  • Welcome Packet for New Hires
  • "Online" County Corridors Newsletter
  • Increased Training Opportunities through EAP
  • Recognition of New Hires
  • Recognition of Department Accomplishments
  • Mass Notification System


  • Leadership Training
  • Best Practices for Staff Meetings
  • Developing a Staff Training Plan and Inventory of County Training Resources
  • Diversity Training for New Hires
  • New Hire Checklist/Onboarding Process for Department
  • Management 360 Degree Program
  • Employee Recognition
  • Increased Recognition of Retirees  



  • Online Store with County Logo Items
  • Increased Social Media Presence
  • Succession Planning
  • Sharing County's Accomplishments with Media
  • Employee Networking Opportunities (such as, Technical Affinity Groups, Interdepartmental Sports/Games, or Community Clean Up Days)
  • Strategic Communications Plan (to promote effective communication between and among County staff, departments, and residents)

       Steering Committee Letter - Post Climate Survey 

Meeting Minutes