Cascade Division

"Making Room: Housing" Discussion & Lunch

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Join this interactive discussion Hosted by American Planning Association’s Cascade Division of the Sacramento Valley Section as we enjoy an informal lunch together. There will be a brief presentation and copies of “Making Room: Housing for a Changing America” will be available. If you’d like, please bring an interesting data point, resource, or housing example you’ve seen in another community to tell the group about. Bring your own lunch, or buy pizza by the slice at the event (please RSVP with the number of slices you’d like to purchase – discount for APA members).

When: Thursday, March 21
Time: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Caltrans Lassen Training Room, 1st floor, 1031 Butte Street, Redding (next to Caffe Pagato and SRMC Hospital)

To register for the event please click here and let us know on Facebook. For more information, please contact Dave Schlegel This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


2019 Section Awards

Applications Open Now!

(Applications due by April 15th @ 5 PM)

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

Award categories and their descriptions can be found in the APA California Awards Program Policy document.

The SVS APA 2019 Awards Application is DUE APRIL 15 at 5PM!

Nomination packages need to include:

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

Click here to download the application.

Submit the nomination via email to Amy Yang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you have any questions, please contact Amy Yang, SVS Awards Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


2019 Award Jurors Needed

Applications Open Now!

(Applications due by April 1st)

The 2019 APA SVS Awards process has officially begun! Between now and mid-April, projects will be nominated for awards in categories such as comprehensive planning, urban design, innovation in green planning, and many more!

Now, we are looking for enthusiastic individuals willing to dedicate time to our profession by serving on the 5-person 2019 APA Sacramento Valley Section Awards Jury. Jurors will review and evaluate some of the finest planning work in the Sacramento Valley, confer with the rest of the jury, and determine the winners.

Award deliberation will be held in the afternoon on April 26. If you would like to be considered to serve on this jury, please email the following to Amy Yang (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by April 1, 2019:

  1. Your name and contact information; and
  2. A short resume/bio

If you have any questions, please contact Amy Yang, APA SVS Awards Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


2018 Award Winners

Congratulations to this year's winners!

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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2018 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)


2018 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


2018 SVS Local Vision Award Winners

Delta Leadership Program

Franklin Boulevard Business District

Rocky Hill Trail


2018 SVS Legacy Award Recipient

Tricia Stevens, AICP


2018 PEN Honor Award Honoree for SVS

Al Herson, FAICP



2018 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.
 
To our sponsors -- Thank You!

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