Each year the Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association invites nominations for its annual Planning Awards to showcase outstanding projects, people and places.

Recurring awards include the Bruce Hoben Distinguished Service Award given in memory of Bruce Hoben, whose selfless involvement with and longtime leadership in the Chapter along with his many contributions to the practice of planning in Connecticut, truly exemplify the spirit of distinguished service.

2022 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The nomination process is SIMPLE!

 

STEP ONE:

  • Project Name and Location
  • Nominee’s Name, Telephone Number and Email address
  • A concise explanation of the project: what was accomplished, who was involved, and why you think it is worthy of recognition
Email the Nominations to Michele Lipe at:  Michele.Lipe@southwindsor-ct.gov by October 7, 2022.


STEP TWO:

A member of the Awards Committee will contact you and request additional information as necessary to aid the Awards Committee in evaluating the nomination.


 STEP THREE:

The Awards Committee will meet in mid-November to begin reviewing the nominations, and will select awardees by early December.  Awardees will be notified at that time.  Awards will be presented during the CCAPA’s annual award event to be held in December 2022.

 

Ground Rules

  • Only projects and people located in Connecticut are eligible
  • Projects must have commenced after January 1, 2019nd be completed by September 30, 2022
  • Consultants can be recognized as an integral part of a team or project but will not be considered as the primary award recipient. 

 

Discretionary Awards

In addition to the annual Planning Awards made by the CCAPA Awards Committee, there are two annual Discretionary Awards presented by CCAPA’s Executive Board: 

 

BRUCE HOBEN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE

Given in memory of Bruce Hoben, whose selfless involvement with and longtime leadership in the Chapter along with his many contributions to the practice of planning in Connecticut, truly exemplifies the spirit of distinguished service.

 

SPECIAL CHAPTER AWARD

In recognition of an outstanding effort by a Chapter member or the accomplishments of a planning organization or effort.

 

Please email the name of a potential Discretionary Award recipient directly to CCAPA President Rebecca Augur by November 12, 2022:  rebecca.augur@glastonbury-ct.gov

 

 

QUESTIONS?

Email any questions you may have to Michele Lipe:  Michele.Lipe@southwindsor-ct.gov

 


Congratulations to the recipients of 2020 awards:

Placemaking: City of Torrington, “Franklin Plaza”     ​

Adaptive Re-Use: Town of Windsor Locks, “Montgomery Mill”     ​

Planning for Wireless Technology: Western CT Council of Governments,  “Wireless Communications Task Force”​

Tactical Urbanism: Town of West Hartford, “West Hartford Center – Outdoor Dining”​

RuraI Regional Economic Strategy: Northwest Hills Council of Governments, “Annual CEDS Update and Performance Report” publication ​

Planning with Future Planners: City of Bridgeport – Make the Road CT, “Youth Power Committee”​

Project Planning: City of Bridgeport, “Resilient Bridgeport” ​

Downtown Revitalization Strategy: City of Norwich,  “Bond Program Assessment”​

Watch the 2020 Awards Program


Prior Year Recipients

2019:

  • Global Cities Norwich
  • The City of Bridgeport- Plan Bridgeport
  • BOROUGH 492 (Hamden Business Incubator)
  • Town of Canton- Plan of Conservation and Development Implementation
  • Bruce Hoben Distinguished Service Award- Alan Weiner
  • Special Chapter Award- Mike Piscitelli


  • 2018

    2017

    2016

    2015

    2013 & 2014

    Previous Years