The 2013 APA-IN Awards Program
The annual APA-Indiana Hoosier Planning Awards honor excellence in plans, individuals and organizations that have advanced the practice of planning. They are truly a celebration of the best of Indiana planning projects, plans and people.
This year’s awards were presented at the spring conference by Josh Desmond, APA-IN Chapter Awards Committee Chair. The following individuals and organizations received 2013 Hoosier Planning Awards. Congratulations to each of the winners for your excellence in planning!
Criteria: This category pertains to written plans representing significant advancement of planning in the state. Plans may be made by a planning agency, team, firm, community group, or local authority.
WINNER: City of Fort Wayne Community Development Division
PROJECT: Front Door Fort Wayne
Honorable Mention for Outstanding Plan
WINNER: City of Goshen, Development Concepts, Inc., Urban Collage, Inc. and Shrewsberry & Assoc., LLC
PROJECT: 9th Street Industrial Corridor Plan
Outstanding Best Practice
Criteria: To be awarded for a specific planning tool, practice, program, project, or process that is a significant advancement to specific elements of planning. This category emphasizes results and demonstrates how innovative and state-of-the-art planning methods and practices helped to implement a plan.
WINNER: City of Columbus-Bartholomew County Planning Department
PROJECT: Infill Site Profiles
Outstanding Student Project
Criteria: This award is given to an outstanding paper or class project by a student or group of students. Students in accredited and non-accredited planning programs are eligible for this award.
WINNER: Ball State University Fall 2011 PLAN 541 Class: Julie Collier, Robert Wertman, Nick Stubbs, Jeff Lauer, Kylie Davis, Seth Jenkins, Stefanie Nawrocki, Dusty Lake, Justin Baker, Jessica Robb, and Kate Donnelly
PROJECT: Affordable Housing Case Studies
Outstanding Marketing Project
Criteria: This award deals with a public information program or project by a planning organization or firm hired to produce a package of materials, which could include print ads, videos, maps, that raise awareness of planning issues, increase community participation in planning, or make a significant contribution to advancing the cause planning in their community.
WINNER: Kentuckiana Regional Planning & Development Agency, Taylor Siefker Williams Design Group and Williams Randall Marketing
PROJECT: Connecting Kentuckiana
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