Current and Past Award Recipients

The Award Program provides APA Idaho with the opportunity to recognize and honor outstanding planning projects and exceptional individuals engaged in planning in the state of Idaho. The award-winning projects are highlighted during the annual conference as shining examples of great planning in Idaho.

 

2016

Gem Award – Adam’s Street Cottages
Leadership Award – Daren Fluke
Leadership Award – Mary Huff
Public Outreach Award – City of Kuna Downtown Revitalization Effort
Planning Tool or Implementation Award – Bicycle and Pedestrian Counting Project
Honorable Mention – Martin Luther King Way Livability & Storm Water Project
Outstanding Plan Award – West Central Mountains Economic Development Strategy

Gem Award: Adam’s Street Cottages – Garden City, Neighborhood Works, Briggs Engineer, & Mckibben and Cooper Architects.

 

 

Planning Tool and Implementation Award: Bicycle and Pedestrian Counting Project – COMPASS.

 

 

Planning Tool and Implementation Award (Honorable Mention): Martin Luther King Way Livability & Storm Water Project- City of Pocatello, the Bannock County Transportation Planning Organization, Idaho Transportation Department and Idaho Idaho State University.

 

 

Outstanding Plan Award:  West Central Mountains Economic Development Strategy- Logan Simpson, Valley County, Meadows Valley, Cascade, Donnelly and McCall.

 

 

Public Outreach Award: City of Kuna Downtown Revitalization Effort- JUB Engineering & City of Kuna.

 

 

2015

Gem Award – Teton View Region Plan for Sustainable Development
Leadership Award – Elaine Clegg
Public Outreach Award – Agnew Beck Consultants Hillside to Hollow Master Plan
Planning Tool or Implementation Award – Blaine County Land, Water & Wildlife program
Outstanding Plan Award – Idaho Falls Comprehensive Plan
Student Project Award – McKenzie Payne, Palouse-Clearwater Multi-sector Initiative  Honorable Mention – Blaine County Community Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan

2014

Outstanding Plan Award – McCall Downtown Master Plan Video
Leadership Award – Garden City Design Review Committee Video
Planning Tool and Implementation Award – Latah County Land Division Ordinance Video
Gem Award – “Building Better Partnerships” (based on annual conference theme)
Idaho Department of Transportation ‘Public Outreach Planner’ Video

2013

Planning Student Award– Jason Boal
Outstanding Plan Award– Kuna Downtown Corridor Plan
Planning Excellence Award for Best Practice -We Value Post Falls Strategic Plan 2013 – 2017

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2012
Comprehensive Plan Award – City of Boise (Blueprint Boise)
Planning Student Award – Remington Buyer
Public Involvement Award– Teton County (Teton Valley 2020)

2011
Comprehensive Plan Award – Meridian Comprehensive Plan
Planning Leadership Award– Sandi Bloem
Planning Excellence for Best Practice Award– Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail Plan

2010
Planning Leadership Award – Winston Dyer
Outstanding Plan Award – City of Lewiston (Waterfront Plan)
Planning Excellence for Best Practice Award – Twin Falls County Energy Efficiency Strategy
Planning Student Award – Ryan Urie

2009
Public Outreach Award – COMPASS Education Series
Planning Excellence Award for Best Practice – City of Meridian: Design Manual