Awards

2015


Growth Management Act 25th Anniversary Recognizing Outstanding Examples of Planning – in recognition of outstanding efforts in smart planning and community building throughout Washington State

Futurewise Livable Community Award – Local Government Excellence in Programs, Policies and Regulations, for Preserving Spaces: A Sustainable Development Plan for the Thurston Region

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Photo courtesy of Thurston County. From left to right- Jeff Wilson and Mark Barkley of the State Commerce Department, Xandre Chateaubriand, Commissioners Karen Valenzuela and Cathy Wolfe and Lon Wyrick. Thurston County Commissioners were presented with an award through Governor Jay Inslee’s “Smart Communities” program for their work with the TRPC Sustainable Thurston project. 

2014



Governor’s Smart Communities Smart Vision Award for Preserving Spaces: A Sustainable Development Plan for the Thurston Region

APA/PAW Planning Award Honoring Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Planning in the Category of Sustainability – for “Creating Places – Preserving Spaces: A Sustainable Development Plan for the Thurston Region

2013



AMPO National Honorable Mention Outstanding TMA MPO Achievement for Creating Places – Preserving Spaces: A Sustainable Development Plan for the Thurston Region

2005


APA/PAW Merit Award, Emerging Technologies Category for the Vision Reality Task Force Project

2004



AMPO Outstanding Achievement in Metropolitan Transportation Planning for 2025 Regional Transportation Plan – Guiding Our Future

APA/PAW Merit Award, Transportation Plans Category, for the 2025 Regional Transportation Plan – Guiding Our Future

APA/PAW Merit Award, Partnering Plans Category, for the Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan for the Thurston Region

APA/PAW Merit Award, Small Town Plans Category, for the Small Towns Web Mapping Project 

2003


AMPO Honorable Mention, Outstanding Achievement in Metropolitan Transportation Planning for the I-5 Thurston County Corridor Incident Management Handbook

2002


APA/PAW with Honor Award, Natural Resource Planning for Thurston County Land Cover Mapping

2000


APA/PAW Honor Award for the Regional Benchmarks for Thurston County: Tracking Growth Management

AMPO National Award for Outstanding Leadership in Metropolitan Transportation Planning