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Seeking Nominations for Citizen of the Year Award
The Village of Colfax Board of Trustees will select a Citizen of the Year for 2022 as outlined below.
Requirements for Citizen of the Year Award
• Must be a resident of the Village of Colfax.
• Must be nominated by another resident of the Village of Colfax who will complete a one-page narrative explaining why this person should become a citizen of the year.
• Must be caring, thoughtful, kind and considerate person that goes forward with helping others.
• Must be community-minded, willing to help others and volunteers for different projects and tasks that benefit the Village of Colfax and/or its residents.

• Requests for nominations released in June of each year and due to be submitted by July 15 to the Village of Colfax Office.
• Selection Committee of three people, not necessarily from Village of Colfax, to screen nominees and select up to three finalists to be submitted to the Village of Colfax Board of Trustees.
• Determination of Winner for 2022 at August 1, 2022 Board of Trustees meeting.
• Announce the winner at Colfax End of Summer Celebration on August 13, 2022 and every subsequent year.
• A plaque will be presented to the winner and another plaque will be prominently displayed in the Village of Colfax Conference Room showing the annual recipients of the award.
If you have any questions, call Portia Vandegraft, Village Clerk, at (309) 723-3261. Deadline for receipt of the nominations is 5:00 p.m., July 15, 2022.
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