Congratulations to all 2018 Award Winners!

Best General Plan
Queen Creek 2018 General Plan Update
Town of Queen Creek

Best Master Plan
City of Maricopa Housing Plan
City of Maricopa / Atria Planning

Best Ordinance / Policy Plan
Tempe Character Area 3 Design & Placemaking Principles
City of Tempe Community Development Department

Ordinance (Honorable Mention)
City of Mesa Sign Code 2018 Update
City of Mesa Planning Division

Best Public Outreach
Queen Creek General Plan Outreach
Town of Queen Creek

Public Outreach (Honorable Mention)
Dilkon Geodesign Land Use Plan
Jonathan Davis, ASU; Dr. David Pijawka, ASU
Margie Barton, Dilkon Chapter  
Office of Navajo Government Development

Distinguished Historic Landmark
DC Ranch
DMB Development

Best Student Plan
City of Buckeye Downtown Specific Area Plan
ASU 2018 Graduate Capstone Studio

Student Plan (Honorable Mention)
Oro Valley Main Street
University of Arizona 2018 CAPLA Capstone Project

Best Revitalization / Infill Development
Casas Ontario in Barrio Hollywood
Pima County Community Land Trust

Best Transportation Plan
Active Transportation Plan
Maricopa County Department of Transportation

Committee’s Choice Award
Land Reuse Strategy
City of Phoenix Aviation Department

Distinguished Citizen Planner
Shannon McBride

Distinguished Legislator
Senator Karen Fann
Arizona Legislative District 1

Distinguished Professional Planner
Gordon Sheffield, AICP

Distinguished Planning Pioneer
Doug Jorden, J.D.
Jorden Hiser & Joy, PLC 



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2018 Awards Committee Members

Jenifer Corey, Zoning Strategies, LLC, Chair
Brett Burningham, AICP, Town of Queen Creek
Toni Bonar, AICP, HILGARTWILSON
Michelle Green, Arizona State Land Dept.
Rob Gubser, AICP, HILGARTWILSON
Matthew Klyszeiko, AICP, Michael Baker Int’l
Greg Loper, AICP, David Evans & Associates
Sarah More, FAICP, Town of Sahuarita
Jacob Zonn, Tiffany & Bosco, PA
Jeffrey McVay, AICP, City of Mesa
Gordon Sheffield, AICP, Retired