SUBMITTAL DEADLINE: FRIDAY, AUGUST 12TH, 2022, 7 PM

-Programs and projects must be located within New Mexico.
-Completed projects must have been finished no more than two (2) years prior to submission.
-Plans subject to adoption by a public entity must be submitted following adoption.
-Projects which have not yet been implemented must demonstrate practical steps and actual plans for completion in the application.

Application package must include:
(1) Completed form
(2) One (1) copy of a complete (may be condensed) work product that represents your nomination (plan, report, project outline, map; drawings, photos).
(3) For work products greater than 20 pages (such as comprehensive plans, development process manuals, etc…), the application package must include a work sample, not to exceed 20 pages which demonstrates the nominated project’s merits in fulfilling the award criteria, etc. The work sample may include a written narrative explaining how and why the selected work excerpt(s)meets the award criteria (originality, participation, role of planners, implementation, transferability).  Where the work product is condensed, please also provide a full copy of the work product (comprehensive plan, development process manual, etc...)
(4) Optional photo of planner(s) and/or project team.
In case of questions and/or comments, please contact Rachel Hertzman, APA-NM Secretary at 2022apanmplanningawards@gmail.com

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* 1. Project being nominated

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* 2. Award Category

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* 3. Nominator name and contact information

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* 4. Names and [brief]titles/affiliation of significant contributors or team members:

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* 5. Stakeholder groups engaged

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* 6. Project Summary (100 – 150 words):
Provide a brief synopsis of the project and why it deserves an award, in the context of similar projects.

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* 7. Originality (200 – 300 words):
Explain how the work presents an inventive or visionary approach or introduces an innovative, unusual, creative, or imaginative perspective to solving planning problems or needs.

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* 8. Participation & Community Engagement (100 - 150 words):
Demonstrate representation of diverse constituents. Explain how various public and private interests were involved, the extent of that involvement, including those underrepresented in planning processes and historically excluded. Show how your entry obtained public and private support.

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* 9. Role of planners (100 – 150 words):
Clarify the role, significance and participation of planners. Demonstrate the connection between the effort's success and increased awareness in the community of planners and planning. Discuss planners’ role in context of interdisciplinary collaboration, if applicable.

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* 10. Transferability (200 – 300 words):
Illustrate how your entry has potential application for other planners and how use of your entry's components and methodology would further the cause of good planning, in the context of local, regional, and state planning, and/or within a specific setting or planning area (e.g.- indigenous planning, school facilities’ planning, etc..).

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* 11. Category Information (50 – 100 words):
Describe how submittal is suited to the planning category nominated. For example, for the innovation category present information as to how the project is particularly profound or unique in the field.

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* 12. Work sample (condensed):

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* 13. If condensed work sample is part of a larger document (ie - comprehensive plan, development process manual, etc...), please also submit the complete work.

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* 14. Photo of planning team (optional)

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