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Awards

2016

2016 Washington Publishers 2016 Design Award for the Montgomery Modern book

2015

2015 American Planning Association/National Association of County Planning Award of Excellence for Pike and Rose project

2015 Maryland Historical Trust Award for the Montgomery Modern initiative by the Historic Preservation Office

2015 Potomac Valley AIA Kea Medal – Architectural Historian Clare Lise Kelly recognized with the Potomac Valley AIA Kea Medal

2015 MarCom Gold Award for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Poster

2015 MarCom Gold Award for “This Place Matters” promotional video featuring the Historic Preservation Office

2015 MarCom Platinum Award for “The Bicycle Master Plan” promotional video

2015 MarcCom Honorable Mention for 2015 Black History Month Celebration poster

2015 MarCom Honorable Mention for “Just Getting Started” promotional video

2015 MarCom Honorable Mention for “Once and Future County” Speakers Series Campaign

2013

2013 AVA Digital Awards
Honorable Mention: Montgomery Plans cable show “The Burtonsville of the Future” Montgomery County Planning Department

2013 AVA Digital Awards
Gold Winner: The Straight Line Blog Montgomery County Planning Department

2013 Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission
Maryland Sustainable Growth Award for Community Planning and Development “White Flint Sector Plan Implementation”

2013 Apex Awards for Publication Excellence
Montgomery County Planning Department Publications: Total Publication Programs

2013 MarCom Award
Montgomery Planning Department – Design Award for the design of the Historic Preservation Office Montgomery Modern tour brochure

2013 Montgomery Preservation Inc. – Preservation Awards
Clare Lise Kelly, Montgomery Prize, the highest historic preservation honor presented by MPI in recognition of Ms. Kelly’s 25 years of exemplary professional and public service toward protecting the County’s historic resources

2013 Montgomery Preservation Inc. – Preservation Awards
Historic Preservation Section, Special Achievement in Education/Media Award from for the Montgomery Modern Initiative

2012

2012 MarCom Awards
Gold Winner “Commercial/Residential Zones Implementation Guidelines Government Handbook and C/R Zones Implementation Guidelines”

2012 MarCom Awards
Gold Winner Transportation Policy Area Review Writing/Technical Achievement and Transportation Policy Area Review [PDF]

2012 The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association
Planners’ Choice Awards: Honorable Mention for Great Plans: Montgomery County Planning DepartmentWater Resources Functional Plan

2012 The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association
Planners’ Choice Awards: Honorable Mention for Great Plans: Montgomery County Planning DepartmentCR Zones Incentive Density Implementation Guidelines

2012 The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association
Planners’ Choice Awards: Honorable Mention for Great Plans: Montgomery County Planning DepartmentMobility Assessment Report

2012 The Maryland General Assembly Official Citation
Offered to the Montgomery County Office of Planning in recognition of receiving a Maryland Preservation Award for their successful, innovative and user-friendly Historic Preservation Interactive Mapping and Locator Tool

2012 The Maryland Historical Trust Maryland Preservation Award
for Excellence in Media & Publications for the Montgomery County Historic Preservation Interactive Mapping Initiative to Rollin Stanley

2012 Greater Lyttonsville Community Coalition Tribute of Appreciation
Awarded to M-NCPPC Montgomery County Planning Department on partnering with the community to make the new sector plan and the anticipated construction of the Purple Line Light Rail

2011

2011 MarCom Awards
Gold Winner Montgomery County Planning Department & Cou8nty Cable Montgomery Montgomery Plans cable show #30 “Opportunities in Wheaton”

2011 MarCom Awards
Gold Winner Montgomery County Planning Department Website design “The Director’s Blog”

2011 American Society of Landscape Architects
Honor Award presented by the Maryland & Potomac Chapters in recognition of outstanding professional achievement “Bethesda Streetscape Plan” [PDF]

2010

2010 Institute of Transportation Engineers
Transportation Planning Council Best Program Award presented to Montgomery County Planning Department in recognition of its program titled “2009-2011 Growth Policy”

2009

2009 American Planning Association Maryland Chapter
Outstanding Plan (Jurisdictions over 100,000 Population) presented to Montgomery County Planning Department for the White Flint Sector Plan

2009 American Planning Association Maryland Chapter
Outstanding Project or Program presented to Montgomery-National Capital Parka and Planning Commission for “Zoning Discovery” [PDF]

2009 AVA Awards
Platinum Winner Montgomery County Planning Department, Reducing Our Footprint: 2009-2011 Growth Policy video

2009 AVA Awards
Gold Winner Montgomery County Department in Partnership with County Cable Montgomery “How to Get Involved in Planning” cable show – Montgomery Plans show

2009 MarCom Awards (honoring excellence in marketing & communications)
Gold Winner Montgomery County Planning M-NCPPC “Growing Smarter Poster”

2009 MarCom Awards (honoring excellence in marketing & communications)
Gold Winner Montgomery County Planning M-NCPPC “Growing Smarter Poster”

2007

2007 National Capital Area Chapter American Planning Association 60th Anniversary & Awards Gala
Distinction in Community Outreach Award: Montgomery County Planning Department, M-NCPPC) for “Woodmont Triangle Sector Plan”

2007 Governor’s Citation
Presented to the Montgomery County Planning Board for receiving a 2007 Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association Award for “Montgomery Plans,” Outstanding Public Education and Research Award

2007 Montgomery Preservation Inc. – Preservation Awards
Gwen Wright, Montgomery Prize, the highest historic preservation honor presented by MPI in recognition of Ms. Wright’s contribution toward protecting the County’s historic resources

2006

2006 American Planning Association Maryland Chapter
Outstanding Plan (Jurisdictions over 100,000 Population): Shady Grove Sector Plan presented to the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.

2005

2005 National Capital Area Chapter American Planning Association
Meritorious Award for a Plan: Award to Montgomery County Department of Park & Planning for “Countywide Bikeways Functional Mater Plan”

2005 National Capital Area Chapter American Planning Association
Excellent Award for Implementation: Montgomery County Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Expansion”

2005 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence
Silver Medal Winner: “Downtown Silver Spring” Montgomery County Planning Department

2004

2004 Charter Awards
Award of Excellence – Twinbrook Commons

2002

2002 Maryland Historical Trust
Historic Preservation Section, Heritage Book Award presented by the for Places From the Past by Clare Lise Kelly

2002 Montgomery Preservation Inc.
Historic Preservation Section, Outstanding Creator of an Education or Media Project presented for Places From the Past by Clare Lise Kelly

1999

1999 Maryland Historical Trust
Historic Preservation Section, Heritage Book Award presented for Chevy Chase: A Home Suburb for the Nation’s Capital by Elizabeth Jo Lampl and Kimberly Prothro Williams

1999 National Capital Area Chapter American Planning Association
Outstanding Award in Physical Planning Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Montgomery County for the Friendship Heights Sector Plan

1998

1998 8th Annual Renew America National Award for Environmental Sustainability
National Award for the Outstanding Agricultural Preservation Program, Montgomery County, Md. The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

1996

1996 American Planning Association National Capital Area Chapter
Merit Award to the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commissi9on Montgomery County for Upper Paint Branch Watershed Planning Study

1978

1978 The Montgomery County Committee of the Maryland Environmental Trust
Certificate of Appreciation to the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission in recognition of outstanding efforts to improve the environment of Montgomery County.

Last Updated: December 15, 2016