The ORPA Planning Award recognizes outstanding planning practices and processes used in the development or rehabilitation of a public park, trail, recreation, and/or cultural facility that has opened within the past five years. Nominations are evaluated on planning practices used in the project, including community involvement; unusual or unique challenges and regulations encountered in the planning process; innovative techniques used to engage the community and partners; incorporation of operational and maintenance concerns; the resulting project’s quality, aesthetics, usability and accessibility; and impact of the plan and resulting project on the agency and community.
Nominations are due Friday, August 26th, 2016 by 4:00 PM
To make a nomination for the Planning Award, please answer the following questions and provide any required information as instructed. Contact the Awards Committee at email@example.com with any questions about the nomination process.
ORPA Awards will be presented on Tuesday, November 8 at the ORPA Awards Luncheon in Eugene, Oregon. Winners are strongly encouraged to be present to receive their award. If your nominee is selected to receive the award, you will be expected to provide a two- to three-minute video that highlights the winner's contributions. Videos are not required as part of the nomination process. The video for the winning recipient will be due on Friday, October 7, 2016.