The A. G. Brinley Special Merit Award for service to the Davis Community was established in 1969 by John W. Brinley in memory of his father, Aley (Al) Green Brinley (15 August 1885-23 June 1961). The plaque that honors recipients is housed in City Hall.

Year
Recipient
1969
Joann Leach Larkey
1970
Bill D. Batholomew
1971
Max D. Rothe
1972
Sam DeMasi
1973
Kathleen M. Murphy
1974
[No award given]
1975
John H. Jones
1976
Ronald E. Whitehead
1977
Patricia Allen
1978
Donald P. Kessler
1979
Red Stefflre
1980
Richard M. Brunelle
1981
Joan Snodgrass Calloway
1982
Sharon D. Rose
1983
Marinka Phaff
1984
Dorothy Laben
1985
Wesley Wooden
1986
Bob Dunning
1987
Anne Hance & Evelyn Buddenhagen
1988
David Burmester
1989
Frederick Lange
1990
Mimi Carino Sen
1991
Steven Cavagnolo
1992
Barbara Jackson
1993
Paul E. Hart
1994
Pat Williams
1995
Mary Ellen Dolcini
1996
Ruth Shumway
1997
Ernst & Hannah Biberstein
1998
Pat Hutchinson
1999
Jane Pomeroy
2000
Shirley Kreissman
2001
Charlie Russell
2002
Judy Gabor
2003
Vicki Plutchok
2004
Russell K. Kusama
2005
Katherine F. Mawdsley
2006
Martha Dickman
2007
Nancy Crosby & Pat Miller
2008
Janet Berry
2009
Helen Cole
2010
Dorothy Peterson
2011
Joe DeUlloa
2012
Janet Boulware
2013
Jay & Carri Ziegler