OC Public Works is proud to be an American Public Works Association (APWA) Accredited Agency. The purpose of the accreditation program is to provide a means of formally verifying and recognizing public works agencies for compliance with the recommended practices set forth in the Public Works Management Practices Manual. It is a voluntary, self‐motivated approach to objectively evaluate, verify and recognize compliance with the recommended management practices.
The objectives of the Accreditation Program are to:
Improve public works performance and the provisions of services
Create an impetus for organizational self‐improvement and stimulate a general raising of standards
Recognize good performance and provide motivation to maintain and improve performance
Improve public works performance and the provision of services
Instill pride among agency staff, elected officials and the local community
OC Public Works is well managed
OC Public Works is pro‐active
OC Public Works reviews its management practices against the best management practices developed by public works professionals
OC Public Works is dedicated to continuous improvement
Making Orange County a safe, healthy, and fulfilling place to live, work, and play, today and for generations to come, by providing outstanding, cost-effective regional public services.
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