Awards

 APA CA NORTHERN SECTION AWARDS REVAMPED GALA 


FRI, JUNE 2, 2017, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

 

Oakland Preservation Park 

Nile Hall, Preservation Park Way

668 13th Street

Oakland, CA 94612

5:30pm Preservation Walking Tour

(tickets sold separately)

6:30pm Networking Reception

7:30pm Presentation of Awards

9:30pm  Close

INFO & TICKETS: APACAchapternorthern.eventbrite.com


Join us on this special night to honor innovative plans and projects, distinguished APA members, and future planners of the Northern Section. Often, our Section winners ascend to win awards at the State and National levels!

This year we will feature a video awards presentation , local chapter awards, networking reception, discounts on group tickets if you want to bring your friends and a walking tour of Preservation Park. Come network, get energized, have fun and meet current and future STAR PLANNERS.

If you have any questions regarding the event or if you want to be a SPONSOR, contact Florentina Craciun, Awards Co-Chair, at 510-213 7915 or awards@norcalapa.org.


2016 APA CA Northern Section Planning Awards Winners

Category Awards of Excellence Awards of Merit
 

Public Outreach

 

City of Eureka Pedestrian Safety Education and Outreach Campaign

(“Heads Up”)

 

 

City of Salinas 2014 -2015 Housing Initiatives

Best Practices

 

Redwood City Community Benefits Program

 

 California Department of Food and Agriculture Statewide Plant Pest Prevention and Management Program

 

Planning Agency Award

 

GIS Team, Santa Clara County Planning Office

 

Hard Won Victories  City of Vacaville General Plan

 

Comprehensive Plan, Small Jurisdiction

 

City of Mountain View El Camino Real Precise Plan South San Francisco Downtown Station Area Specific Plan
Economic Planning and Development

 

 

Alameda County Ashland and Cherryland Business District Specific Plan and Code Update

 

 

Innovation in Green Community Planning Vallco Town Center Specific Plan

 

San Jose/Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plant Master Plan

 

 

Academic Award San José State University Department of Urban and Regional Planning – Greater Washington: Voices of the Community Report


2015 APA CA Northern Section Planning Awards Winners

Category Awards of Excellence Awards of Merit
 

Comprehensive Plan Small Jurisdiction

 

City of Mountain View’s North Bayshore Precise Plan, City of Mountain View

 

 

Benicia Urban Waterfront Enhancement and Master Plan, City of Benicia

 

Comprehensive Plan Large Jurisdiction

 

East Bay Regional Parks District 2013 Master Plan, East Bay Regional Parks District

 

Innovation in Green Planning

 

Moving Forward  2035 Monterey Bay Metropolitan Transportation Plan / Sustainable Communities Strategy, Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments

 

Transportation Planning

 

The Shoreline Boulevard Corridor Study, City of Mountain View

 

 

John Campbell Memorial Greenway and Strongs Creek Trail Final Master Plan, City of Fortuna

 

Economic Development

 

City of Salinas Economic Development Element, City of Salinas

 

Urban Design 

 

Warm Springs/South Freemont Community Plan

 

Implementation Award Large Jurisdiction

 

Devil’s Slide Coastal Trail Improvement Project, County of San Mateo

 

Implementation Award Small Jurisdiction

 

City of Piedmont Rent-Restricted Second Unit Program, City of Piedmont

 

Best Practices

 

Climate Change and Extreme Weather Adaptation Options Pilot Project for Transportation Assets in the Bay Area, MTC, BCDC, Caltrans-District 4, and BART


2014 APA CA Northern Section Planning Awards Winners

Category Awards of Excellence Awards of Merit
Comprehensive Plan – Small Jurisdiction Windsor Station Area/Downtown Specific Plan, Town of Windsor Woodside 2012 General Plan and Residential Design Guidelines, Town of WoodsideMill Valley 2040 General Plan, City of Mill Valley

Petaluma Smart Stations TOD Master Plan and SmartCode, City of Petaluma

Innovation in Green Community Planning Camp Pico Blanco Scout Reservation Conservation Plan, EMC Planning Group Nanhu New Country Village Master Plan, Skidmore Owings Merrill
Transportation Planning Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail Network Master Plan, Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission WalkFirst, City and County of San Francisco
Best Practices 21 Elements/Grand Nexus Study, San Mateo County
Comprehensive Plan – Large Jurisdiction East Bay Regional Parks District 2013 Master Plan, East Bay Regional Parks District  
Implementation Award- Large Jurisdiction Devil’s Slide Coastal Trail Improvement Project, County of San Mateo
Implementation Award-Small Jurisdiction City of Piedmont Rent-Restricted Second Unit Program, City of Piedmont

 

About the awards

The purpose of the American Planning Association, California Chapter, Northern Section Awards Program is to encourage quality in planning and increase the public’s awareness of the planning profession through recognizing outstanding achievement in the planning field. Each year, the Northern Section bestows Planning Awards to honor the most outstanding efforts in planning in the Section. The program honors innovative plans and projects, distinguished APA members, and lay contributors to planning and achievements of the Northern Section. Often, our Section winners ascend to win awards at the State and National levels!

Please contact Awards Co-Directors Florentina Craciun at fcraciun@mbakerintl.com  or Carmela Campbel at CarmelaC@unioncity.org  for more information.

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