Permit Technician Stanislav “Stan” Zaverukha was recognized as the January Employee of the Month at the Feb. 3 Dawsonville City Council meeting. He was presented the Employee of the Month award for his knowledge in his job and always takes the initiative to be innovative and continually strives to excellence. Zaverukha is dedicated and dependable a true asset to the Planning and Zoning department and to the organization as a whole. He is also always eager to take on new challenges and new responsibilities. Zaverukha not only takes his job seriously but makes it his own. Pictured from left to right are: Council member John Walden, Council member Caleb Phillips, Mayor Mike Eason, Zaverukha, Council member Stephen Tolson and Council member Mark French.