Section Goodies Shop

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We have teamed up with Cafe Press and designed a selection of unique merchandise proudly emblazoned with the Section's very cool logo.  Coffee cups, water bottles, t-shrts, sweatshirts, stickers and more await.

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Ted Holzem and Virginia Viado Memorial Scholarships

The California Planning Foundation (CPF) and the California Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA California) are seeking donations to fund an endowed scholarship for Ted Holzem and an endowed scholarship for Virginia Viado in recognition of each of their contributions to CPF and APA California.

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SVS APA 2017 Awards

Awards

Do you know a project or person that is deserving of recognition?  If so, we are looking for nominations for the Section's 2017 Awards Program.  Applications are due April 7, 2017.  See the article below (or click here) for more information.

Award Jurors Needed

Have you always wanted to serve as an Awards Juror for the SVS APA Awards Program? Now's your chance.  Nominations for Awards Jurors are due April 7, 2017.  See article below (or click here) to find out more.

Call for SVS Awards Jurors (Due 4/7)

Have you always wanted to serve as an Awards Juror for the SVS APA Awards Program? Now's your chance; the 5-person jury will be reviewing all award submittals, deliberating the merits of each submittal, and selecting a winner for each category.

Award deliberations will be held on May 5, 2017 in Sacramento. Please send your resume to Jessica Law, Awards Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested. Nominations for Awards Jurors are due April 7, 2017.

Call for SVS APA 2017 Award Nominations

Streamlined SVS APA Awards Application Now Available (click here to download)! Nominate innovative plans and projects; distinguished APA members, agencies, and firms; and planning achievements in the Sacramento Valley Section.

Applicants need only to submit one CD-ROM or Flash drive (or email the entire submittal) of the following items:

  • completed application;
  • one page summary description;
  • award criteria;
  • letter(s) of support (optional, not required);
  • a digital copy of the project or plan or a link to a website; and
  • five digital images.

Nominations for the APA SVS 2017 Planning Awards are due April 7, 2017. Materials received after this date will not be accepted and will not be returned.

Please contact Awards Coordinators, Harriet Ross, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Jessica Law at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Submit electronically, or send/drop off all application material to Jessica Law at Delta Stewardship Council, 980 9th Street, Suite 1500, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Descriptions of the following award categories can be found at the APA California Awards Program Policy: https://www.apacalifornia.org/events/awards-program/. All awards submittals must be in compliance with the policy.

  • Opportunity and Empowerment
  • Comprehensive Planning: Large Jurisdiction (pop. 100,000+)
  • Comprehensive Planning: Small Jurisdiction (pop. less than 100,000)
  • Implementation: Large Jurisdiction (pop. 100,000+)
  • Implementation: Small Jurisdiction (pop. less than 100,000)
  • Innovation in Green Community Planning
  • Economic Planning and Development
  • Transportation Planning
  • Best Practices
  • Grassroots Initiative
  • Public Outreach
  • Urban Design
  • Planning Advocate
  • Planning Firm (private sector)
  • Planning Agency (public sector)
  • Emerging Planning and Design Firm
  • Advancing Diversity and Social Change
  • Academic
  • Communications Initiative
  • Hard-Won Victory
  • Planning Landmark
  • Planning Pioneer
  • Distinguished Service
  • Distinguished Contribution
  • Section Activity
  • Planner Emeritus Network (PEN)

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