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Posted on: March 27, 2023

March 31 deadline nears for San Joaquin Valley Blueprint Award nominations

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Highlight quality planning and development projects or great leadership by nominating them for the 2023 San Joaquin Valley Blueprint Awards by the March 31 deadline. Visit the 2023 San Joaquin Valley Policy Conference: Better Together webpage at for nomination information.

The Blueprint Awards to be presented April 26 at the 2023 San Joaquin Valley Regional Planning Agencies Policy Conference, April 24-26, at the Great Wolf Lodge in Manteca. The awards and luncheon will be presented by the San Joaquin Valley Regional Planning Agencies Policy Council and the American Planning Association California Chapter Central Section and hosted by the San Joaquin Council of Governments.

The San Joaquin Valley Blueprint Awards program encourages quality planning and development by recognizing outstanding achievements and practices in the built environment. Recognizing and celebrating projects and leadership that reflect the Blueprint principles provides visual examples of attractive, functional and environmentally friendly projects that could have relevance throughout the San Joaquin Valley.

Award categories include:

  • Development Projects — Existing projects that exemplify the Blueprint principles in residential, commercial, mixed use, downtown revitalization, transportation enhancement and historic revitalization.
  • Planning Project or Program — Recognition of sustainable and innovative planning projects or programs.
  • Darrel Hildebrand Blueprint Leadership Award — Awarded to a person who has shown enthusiasm and tenacity in promoting Blueprint principles.
  • Outstanding San Joaquin Valley Elected Official — Awarded to the elected official who demonstrates great leadership and advocacy for promoting Blueprint principles.

Nominations are due by noon March 31. Visit the conference website for the Blueprint Awards nomination package:



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