The City of Dublin will accept nominations for the 2019 Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, and Organization of the Year through Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at 5 p.m.

The purpose of these awards is to recognize outstanding individuals and groups who have contributed to the quality of life in Dublin in 2019. The Young Citizen of the Year recognizes the volunteer service of a Dublin youth currently in grade 1-12.

Nominations for the awards are based on five established criteria: the Dublin Integrity in Action’s ten characteristics (i.e., Responsibility, Respectfulness, Caring, Giving, Positive Attitude, Trustworthiness, Cooperation, Doing One’s Best, Honesty, and Self-Discipline); originality and uniqueness of the activity/project; overall relevance and importance to the Dublin community; time and effort spent; and challenge(s) in accomplishing the activity/project.

All nominees will be recognized at the Volunteer Recognition Event to be held at the Shannon Community Center on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, where the winners will be announced. The Organization of the Year will receive a $500 cash prize, and a $300 donation will be given to each of the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year’s favorite non-profit organization.

Nominations can be completed online at the City’s website,, or by calling the City Manager’s Office at (925) 833-6650.