Governor's Smart Communities Award Program
2018 Governor's Smart Communities Award Winners Announced
Governor Jay Inslee has announced the winners of the 2018 Smart Communities Awards. Now in its 13th year, the program recognizes achievements by local leaders who promote smart growth planning and projects that contribute to thriving communities, a prosperous economy, and sustainable infrastructure in Washington State. This year’s honorees include the first tribal project nominated for an award.
“Outstanding local collaboration is key to creating sustainable communities with a shared vision for their future growth and prosperity,” said Governor Inslee. “These community projects demonstrate why Washington is such a special place to live, work and play.”
“The 2018 Governor’s Smart Communities Award winners again showcase some truly exciting efforts toward sustainable growth and resilience that will strengthen communities for the future,” said Commerce Director Bonlender.
Following are the 2018 Governor’s Smart Communities Award winners, highlighted with comments from the judges.
- Growth Management
- Governor’s Smart Communities Awards Program
- GMA Laws and Rules
- GMA Periodic Update
- Growth Management Grants
- Growth Management Topics
- Guidebooks and Resources
- Civilian-Military Compatibility
- Regional Planners’ Forums
- Short Course on Local Planning
- Submitting Materials to the State for Review
Thurston County — Economic Development Strategic Plan
City of Redmond — 162TEN Project
City of University Place — Regional Growth Center Subarea Plan
City of Renton — Civic Core Vision and Action Plan
City of Newcastle — Downtown Strategic Plan