And the winner is…
Denver-based CH2M HILL has received three National Design-Build Awards from the Washington-based Design-Build Institute of America for a water treatment plant upgrade in Aurora, Colo.; the Fallingwater Wastewater Pumping, Treatment and Reuse Systems at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater in Bear Run, Pa.; and a treatment facility in Seattle.
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, has received the first Smart-Growth-Friendly Community Award from the Smart Growth Education Foundation for its Cuyahoga River Corridor Brownfield Area Master Plan. The award was sponsored by Elyria, Ohio-based KS Associates.
The Missouri Department of Transportation and roadside management specialist Rand Swanigan have received a national Roadside Excellence Award from the National Roadside Vegetation Management Association for developing a successful plant growth regulator vegetation management program for Missouri roadsides.
Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble has received the Overall Program Excellence award from Lenexa, Kan.-based ARMA International and Boston-based Iron Mountain for excellence in records and information management.
Oakland, Calif., has contracted with Victoria, British Columbia, Canada-based Municipal Software to provide an integrated permitting and code enforcement tracking system for the city’s Community and Economic Development Agency.
The Houston Metropolitan Planning Organization has contracted with Oakland, Calif.-based Citilabs to provide software for transportation planning and modeling.
Coronado, Calif.; Lomita, Calif.; Port Jervis, N.Y.; Somerton, Ariz.; and Taylorsville, Ill., each have contracted with Dubuque, Iowa-based CarteGraph for public works asset and employee management software.
The Seneca County, Ohio, Auditor’s Office has contracted with Columbus, Ohio-based Digital Data Technologies to develop, host and maintain its Web site, which includes real property data, real estate tax information, property sketches and GIS information.
The Illinois Section of the Denver-based American Water Works Association has contracted with B&W Control Systems Integration, a subsidiary of Crystal Lake, Ill.-based Baxter & Woodman, to provide customized Internet software to improve membership services.
Columbus, Ohio, has renewed its three-year contract with locally based Pro-Terra to serve as the city’s exclusive environmental contractor.
Carroll County, Iowa, has contracted with St. Charles, Ill.-based Sidwell to provide professional photogrammetry services, including countywide high flight digital orthophotography and low flight digital orthophotos for all the cities, towns and villages within the county.
The California Department of Transportation has contracted with San Francisco-based URS to provide on-call geotechnical site investigations and reports in the department’s southern region, which encompasses the counties of Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, Imperial and Orange.
The Orlando-Orange County, Fla., Expressway Authority has contracted with New York-based Parsons Brinckerhoff to provide construction engineering and inspection services for roadways, bridges, toll plaza expansion, drainage improvements and intelligent traffic management systems development.
Bloomfield, Wis., has contracted with Brookfield, Wis.-based R.A. Smith & Associates to update the town’s comprehensive plan and bring it into compliance with the state’s smart growth laws.