Planning and Economic Development staff were on-hand to receive the Award of Excellence for Comprehensive Plan (Large Jurisdiction) and the APA CA 2022 Advancing Diversity and Social Change in Honor of Paul Davidoff Award
The City of Santa Rosa was awarded the American Planning Association, California Chapter (APA CA), Award of Excellence for the City’s update to the Downtown Station Area Specific Plan. This plan won in the category of Comprehensive Plan (Large Jurisdiction). In addition, the Downtown Plan also won the APA CA’s 2022 Advancing Diversity and Social Change in Honor of Paul Davidoff Award.
Earlier this month, City staff attended a ceremony to officially receive the awards. Staff on-hand to receive it included (pictured below, from left to right) Town of Windsor Community Development Director Patrick Streeter (formerly with the City of Santa Rosa), Deputy Director of Economic Development Raissa de la Rosa, Assistant City Attorney Ashle Crocker, Supervising Planner of Advanced Planning Amy Lyle, Supervising Planner of Current Development Amy Nicholson, Deputy Director of Planning Jessica Jones, Director of Planning and Economic Development Clare Hartman, Dyett & Bhatia Principal Andrew Hill (who acted as consultant on the project).
Congratulations to the City of Santa Rosa’s Planning and Economic Development Team and to Dyett & Bhatia for making the Downtown Plan a great success.