Somerset County Awards 2014-2016

Somerset County Employee Wellness Committee – NJBIZ Workplace Wellness Hero – June 2016

Somerset County Branding Committee – NJBIZ Public Private Partnership Award – September 2016

Somerset County Planning Board – Sustainable Raritan River Initiative/Government Innovation Category – 2016

Somerset County Planning Board – New Jersey Planning Officials – September 2016 – Achievement in Planning Award for Supporting Priority Investment in Somerset County

Somerset County Planning Board – PlanSmartNJ – 2016 Regional and Community Planning Award for  County Investment Framework/Supporting Priority Investment in Somerset County Effort

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps – 2016 
This collaborative program between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute ranked Somerset County 3rd in New Jersey across a multitude of health factors. Read More

U.S Census Bureau – 2015 
Somerset County was ranked 7th in population growth among New Jersey's 21 counties.  Read More

SmartAsset – 2015 
A new study from SmartAsset shows the places across New Jersey where property tax dollars are being spent most effectively.  Somerset County is 2nd in the listing’s Top 5, after Sussex County and ahead of Morris, Middlesex and Ocean counties. Read More 

SmartAsset – 2015  
Somerset County was ranked 2nd among the Top 10 counties in New Jersey due to a high showing in each of the factors considered by the online financial-decisions advisor, including business establishment growth, GDP growth, new building permits and municipal bond investment. Read More

Somerset County Park Commission Awards – 2015

  • Lord Stirling Stable - Gold Medal Horse Farm
  • Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden – World Federation of Rose Societies Garden of Excellence Award
  • Neshanic Valley Golf Course – Metropolitan Golf Association Arthur P. Weber Environmental Leaders in Golf Award

Various Somerset County Offices – Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health Awards
2015 & 2016

Somerset County Planning Board – American Planning Association-NJ Chapter, 2014 Outstanding Plan Award for Supporting Priority Investment in Somerset County