2018 Nominations are now open!

Click here to make a nomination.

Each year, the CCAPA Awards Committee seeks nominations from our planning community to showcase outstanding projects and efforts. Whether it is a hard-working citizen, innovative process or a solution to a vexing problem, this provides an opportunity to recognize and share great work.

Past award categories include Education, Implementation, Citizen Planner, Community of the Year and Innovation. The six-person Awards Committee evaluates and selects awardees based on established criteria.

In addition, the CCAPA’s Executive Board is responsible for two Discretionary Awards:


Given in memory of Bruce Hoben, whose selfless involvement with and longtime leadership in the Chapter along with his many contributions to the practice of planning in Connecticut, truly exemplify the spirit of distinguished service.


In recognition of an outstanding effort by a Chapter member or the accomplishments of an organization.


The Committee Members are:

Jon Cabral – Manager, Ct Housing Finance Authority

Marty Connor – City Planner, City of Torrington

Val Ferro, Chair – Principal, Good Earth Advisors LLC

Lisa Houlihan – Town Planner, Town of Ellington

Michele Lipe – Town Planner, Town of South Windsor

Craig Minor, Co-Chair —Town Planner, Town of Newington

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