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PWABC ANNUAL AWARDS - Deadline August 15, 2011

Please submit nomination form along with one copy of submission to either:
Mail:
PWABC
PO BOX 1456 STN MAIN
KAMLOOPS  BC  V2C 6L7

E-Mail: pwabcoffice@gmail.com

FAX: 1.888.812.7014

AWARDS TO INDIVIDUALS

1) DEDICATED SERVICE AWARD

  • To be awarded to the PWABC member who has, in the opinion of the Executive, contributed significantly to the furthering of the interests of Public Works in B.C.

2) PWABC MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARD Click Here for Info

  • To be awarded to the manager/supervisor who, in the opinion of the Executive, best exemplifies the spirit and professionalism of the Association
  • Based on nomination by at least one member and endorsement by several staff of the candidate

Factors taken into consideration for selection

  • number of years in public works
  • technical accomplishments - design and/or coordination of major infrastructure projects
  • managerial accomplishments /initiatives /innovation
  • professional involvement
  • publications or presentations to conferences
  • community service
  • support of public works education efforts
  • PWABC member, active in year of award

  3) PWABC PROFESSIONAL - DEDICATED SERVICE AWARD

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  1. To be awarded to a government or private sector leader for far-reaching positive impact on local or provincial public works programs, services or policies through distinguished service and commitment.

INNOVATIONS- click HERE for info

  • To be awarded to the municipality which, in the opinion of the Executive, has developed the most original, imaginative and useful idea for public works or utility operations

Factors taken into consideration for selection

  • originality
  • usefulness
  • simplicity
  • adaptability to other municipalities

 

AWARDS TO MUNICIPALITIES

PROJECT OF THE YEAR Click Here for Info

  • To be awarded to the municipality which, in the opinion of the Executive, commissions, engineers and constructs a major and complex public works or utilities project which deserves special merit because of its unique features or complexity relative to the resources of the community
  • Based on nomination by at least one member and support by the community, the consultant and the contractor
Factors taken into consideration for selection
  • of significant benefit to the community
  • completed substantially by the year of the award
  • on time and budget
  • provides an environmental or social benefit
  • innovation in design
  • success of public participation program
  • safety record
  • financing complexity
  • environmental protection measures taken
  • quality of final works
  • complexity

Public Works Week - Community Celebration - Click Here for Info
  • To be awarded to municipality/agency or region that use Public Works week to educate and inform the public about the essential role that public works plays in the quality of their community life.   Equally important is promoting the choice of public works as a career choice for the working force of the future and recognizing those who currently serve in these crucial public roles.

  • The Awards Committee will review the nominations and select the award winner based on:

    • Public Outreach – Spectrum of people were reached
    • Education
    • Number of Events Held
    • Staff Involvement – Public Works staff and Union personnel
    • Political Involvement – Was there a large political presence involved in the activities?
    • Creativity of the event


Note: With the exception of the Innovations Award, these awards may not be awarded every year, depending on whether or not there are suitable candidates nominated.
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