Celebrate local planning superstars by nominating innovative plans and projects; distinguished APA members, agencies, and firms; and planning achievements for the Sacramento Valley Section APA Awards!

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2019 Section Awards

And The Winners Are...

Please help us congratulate this year's APA SVS Award Winners!

SVS Award of Merit Winners

  • Butte Creek Canyon Overlay Zone
    Award of Merit in Innovation in Green Community Planning
  • Town of Esparto Community Plan
    Award of Merit in Comprehensive Plan, Small Jurisdiction

SVS Award of Excellence Winners

  • Camp Fire Disaster Recovery Urgency Ordinance
    Award of Excellence in Hard-Won Victories
  • South Sacramento Habitat Conservation Plan
    Award of Excellence in Innovation in Green Community Planning
  • Envision Stockton 2040 General Plan
    Award of Excellence in Comprehensive Plan, Large Jurisdiction

Emerging Planner Award

  • Heidi Gen Kuong, AICP
  • Kate Rose
  • Yassaman Sarvian
  • Jennifer Welch

SVS Local Vision Award Winners

  • Butte County Fire Safe Council & Partners
  • Sacramento Municipal Utility District
  • Tahoe Regional Planning Agency

SVS Student Scholarship Winners

  • Brianna Banks McLean
  • Evangelina Chavez

PEN Honor Award Honoree for SVS

  • Tim Snellings

SVS Legacy Award Recipient

  • Claudia Stuart, AICP

2018 Section Awards

And The Winners Are...

Please help us congratulate the APA SVS Award Winners!

  • Butte Creek Canyon Overlay Zone - Award of Merit in Innovation in Green Community Planning
  • South Sacramento Habitat Conservation Plan - Award of Excellence in Innovation in Green Community Planning
  • Camp Fire Disaster Recovery Urgency Ordinance - Award of Excellence in Hard-Won Victory
  • Town of Esparto Community Plan - Award of Merit in Comprehensive Plan - Small Jurisdiction
  • Envision Stockton 2040 General Plan - Award of Excellence in Comprehensive Plan - Large Jurisdiction

Additionally, please join us in thanking our 2019 Jury who volunteered their time and expertise to review all the project nominations:

  • Jeff Loux, Town of Truckee
  • Tom Pace, City of Sacramento
  • Greta Soos, City of Sacramento
  • Drew Sutton, GEI Consultants
  • Katie Green, Rincon Consultants

Winners will be celebrated at the annual Awards Night to be held in January 2020. Keep an eye out for a save-the-date announcement this December!

2017 Award Winners

and the winner's are...

Join the APA Sacramento Valley Section on January 24, 2019 for the annual APA SVS Awards Night. Help us congratulate the following winners from 2018!

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SVS Award of Excellence Winners

apa ca 60Butte County Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Strategy (SALC)
Award of Excellence in Innovation in Green Community Planning

apa ca 60Capital Public Radio Place and Privilege
Award of Excellence in Communications Initiative

2017 Central Valley Flood Protection Update
Award of Excellence in Comprehensive Plan (Large Jurisdiction)

apa ca 60Sacramento Central City Specific Plan
Award of Excellence in Economic Planning and Development

Woodland General Plan Update 2035
Award of Excellence in Comprehensive Plan (Small Jurisdiction)


SVS Award of Merit Winners

Butte Utility-Scale Solar Guide
Award of Merit in Best Practices

Fair Oaks Boulevard - Complete Street Master Plan
Award of Merit in Transportation Planning


SVS Local Vision Award Winners

Delta Leadership Program

Franklin Boulevard Business District

Rocky Hill Trail


SVS Legacy Award Recipient

Tricia Stevens, AICP


PEN Honor Award Honoree for SVS

Al Herson, FAICP


2019 Section Sponsors

Without the support of our sponsors, many of the programs we offer would not be possible.  Click on the logos to the right to learn about each firm.
 
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