Texas Planning Awards
Texas Planning Awards
The APA Texas Planning Awards Program recognizes individuals, organizations and communities for outstanding contributions to planning in Texas. Any APA Texas member may nominate plans, projects, programs, individuals, or organizations to several categories. The Awards Committee evaluates nominees based on originality and innovation, engagement, implementation and effectiveness, quality, and promotion of planning.
Call for 2021 Awards
The Call for Awards will open next year!
Awards for Previous Years
- 2020 - Virtual | Recipients (link)| Presentations
- 2019 - Waco | Recipients (link)| Presentations
- 2018 - Galveston | Recipients (PDF) | Presentations
- 2017 - Frisco | Recipients (PDF) | Presentations
- 2016 - San Antonio | Recipients (PDF) | Presentations
- 2015 - Galveston | Recipients (PDF) | Presentations
- 2014 - Frisco | Recipients (PDF) | Presentations
- 2013 - Galveston | Recipients (PDF) | Presentations
- 2012 - Fort Worth | Recipients (PDF) | Presentations
Texas Communities of the Year
Dayton has received recognition in multiple arenas due to their recent comprehensive planning efforts. Dayton was highlighted in a presentation at APATX’s Annual Conference. In the Fall of 2019, Dayton won the Texas Masonry Council’s Sustainable City of the Year award. At TML’s Annual Conference, Dayton was honored as a Recognized Scenic City. In 2020, Dayton has hosted workshops for the Houston-Galveston Area Council on Bringing Back Main Street and the Texas Comptroller’s Office on Economic Development tools. Dayton is the Community of the Year because Dayton’s soul was in the planning process from the start.
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