SPOKE award

The city seeks to identify and recognize one (1) or more employees or a division for their outstanding performance and contribution to their job. The SPOKE award (Skilled, Professional, Outstanding, Knowledgeable, and Exceptional) honors employees who exhibit a high level of commitment, initiative, and dedication to their job responsibilities.

The mayor and the urban county council will honor the winner(s) at a council meeting and award them with a plaque.

  1. Full time and part time city employees
  2. A group of employees within a city division or subdivision
  3. A cross-functional team of city employees

Commissioners, councilmembers, the CAO and the mayor are not eligible for this award.


Any employee may submit a nomination during the nomination submission period. Applications will be available on the intranet each quarter. If you have questions, email SPOKE@lexingtonky.gov.

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