16th Annual Long Island Smart Growth Awards Celebrates Progress, Leadership
Over 900 community, business and government leaders gather to celebrate Smart Growth individuals and projects from 2016-2017
The 16th Annual Long Island Smart Growth Awards took place on Friday, June 9th, at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Attended by over 900 people, the event was a celebration of individuals and organizations that have worked to advance Smart Growth principles, initiatives, and projects across the region.
Attendees included sponsors in addition to nearly 60 elected officials, 40 chambers, 30 resident groups representing over 50 main streets on Long Island.
This year’s event highlighted the efforts of leaders in government, private sector, and the community that exemplify Smart Growth principles in such areas as transit oriented development, mix of land uses, housing options, transportation, community revitalization, clean energy and planning. Project winners are from Mineola, Riverhead, Wyandanch, Rockville Centre, Great Neck Plaza, Baldwin, Glen Cove, Middle Island and Bay Shore.
This year 48 nominations were received and reviewed with 12 individual and project leadership awards selected - in the full article here.
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