HIGH DESERT BRANCH APWA - AWARDS PROGRAM

Award Application Form

Current Award Recipients

Previous Award Recipients

Deadline for Applications: October 5, 2018

Awards to be presented at the Year-end Holiday Banquet in late November or early December.

General Criteria for Awards:

  1. Project/Program/Design must have been completed or placed in service within 12 months prior to nomination deadline.
  2. Project/Program/Design must be nominated for the award by a member of the High Desert Branch.
  3. Project/Program/Design must be evaluated and scored the highest by the Awards Committee.
  4. Project/Program/Design must have been completed by an agency/company within the area served by the High Desert Branch.
  5. A project can only be nominated or submitted for one award category.
  6. An agency/company can nominate up to one project for each category.
  7. Employee must work for an agency/company within the area served by the High Desert Branch.
  8. An agency/company can only nominate one employee.

 

Award Categories and Specific Criteria for Awards:

  1. Outstanding Public Works Project of the Year

    Project may address any aspect of Public Works or administration, and a description of the project must be submitted with the nomination.

  2. Outstanding Public Works Employee of the Year

    Candidate must work for a public or private firm as an employee. The employee may be part-time or full-time, but must not be probationary. Candidates for the award need not be members of APWA.

    Candidate's nomination must be submitted with a description of his/her performance as a public works employee and justification for such an award.

  3. Best Use of Technology
  4. The nominated example of the best use of technology must demonstrate a use of technology that is innovative, cost effective, time saving, and/or unique.

    The best use of technology may address any aspect of Public Works or administration, and a description of the use of technology must be submitted with the nomination.

  5. Best Improvement for Public Safety

    Improvement may address any aspect of Public Works, including but not limited to traffic safety, mass transportation, public facilities, or protection of the environment, and a description of the improvement and the positive impact on public safety must be submitted with the nomination.

  6. Innovative Design of the Year

    Design must demonstrate innovation in the application of public works engineering concepts.

    Design may address any aspect of Public Works, including but not limited to traffic safety, mass transportation, public facilities, or protection of the environment and a description of the design and the engineering criteria must be submitted with the nomination.

  7. Best Environmental Project
  8. Environmental project must demonstrate protection and/or enhancement of the environment for the public benefit.

    The environmental project may address any aspect of the environment, including but not limited to nature trails, flood protection, storm water management, habitat protection, groundwater protection, water treatment and distribution, and wastewater collection and treatment, and a description of the environmental project must be submitted with the nomination.


Award Application Form

Current Award Recipients

Previous Award Recipients

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