PALMDALE –The High Desert Branch of the American Public Works Association (APWA) presented its annual project awards recently, and local cities and agencies took home some of the top honors.
Among the local winners were:
- Innovative Design of the Year – McAdam Park Pool Rehabilitation, City of Palmdale
- Best Use of Technology – WAVE Inductive Bus Charging at LCP/PTC, Antelope Valley Transit Authority and Arrow Engineering Services Inc.
- Best Environmental Project – “Dive!” Screening and Food Waste Prevention Outreach Event, City of Palmdale
- Outstanding Public Work Employee of the Year – Marie Santana-Dominguez, City of Lancaster
- Outstanding Public Works Project of the Year – Avenue L and Challenger Way Roundabout, City of Lancaster
“We are proud of the region as a whole to win so many categories from their peers in public works,” stated Palmdale City Manager James Purtee. “We are especially proud of our employees who worked collaboratively in our awards, showing how much we can accomplish when we put our collective efforts together.”
The awards were presented Saturday, Dec. 3, at a year-end banquet at the Crystalaire Country Club. The High Desert Branch of the American Public Works Association represents jurisdictions located in Palmdale, Lancaster, Santa Clarita and Victorville.
For more information about the awards program, contact Brian Glidden of Arrow Engineering at 661-949-2525 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the city of Palmdale’s projects, contact Benjamin Lucha at 661-267-5300 or email@example.com.
[Information via news release from the city of Palmdale.]