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The Suburban Branch of the American Public Works Association (APWA) recently awarded HR Green, Inc. (HR Green) the 2018 Public Works Project of the Year in Transportation (category $5 million – $25 million) for the “IL19 at Wood Dale Road Intersection Reconstruction Project.”
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed eight people, including HR Green’s Norman Miranda, to a new committee to advise the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). The new board is a citizen’s advisory panel, meeting regularly to help “guide the direction and enforcement” of Minnesota’s environmental protection laws.
2015 has been a year of recovery for many communities. As the economy has steadily improved, leaders in local governments have moved from survival mode to planning for a more predictable future.
As the City of Palos Verdes Estates evolves, the demand for more sophisticated technology and new regulations requiring different resources is increasing. The City retained HR Green to provide on-site staffing for public works, city engineering, CIP program/project management, transportation planning, building safety, plan check, inspection, permit counter support, and code interpretation services.
Reducing staffing levels has been a common theme in local governments generally, and certainly in public works departments specifically, during the past 5-10 years. Even at public works departments where staffing levels have remained constant, infrastructure, and infrastructure maintenance requirements likely have increased.
HR Green is pleased to announce it has been selected by The City of Palos Verde Estates, California (South Los Angeles County area) to provide building & safety, city engineering, and public works inspection services.
Jurupa Valley was an unincorporated area in Riverside County, California, until voters approved a ballot measure to incorporate the area and become a city. Jurupa Valley was formed with an estimated population of 96,000 residents within a 45 square mile area. Jurupa Valley City Council members approved a two part contract with HR Green, Inc. to help transition services from the county to the city and then to operate the city’s departments once the transition was completed.
he American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota (ACEC/MN) has awarded the 2015 Engineering Excellence Honor Award to Washington County Public Works and HR Green for CSAH 19 (Woodbury Drive) Safety and Mobility.
Scott Marquardt, P.E. has received the Donald C. Stone Award for Excellence in Education from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – Fox Valley Branch.
The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) was chosen to receive a 2014 Project of the Year Award for the Kraemer Boulevard grade separation by the American Public Works Association (APWA) southern California chapter. The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) was chosen to receive a 2014 Project of the Year Award for the Kraemer Boulevard grade separation by the American Public Works Association (APWA) southern California chapter. This project is part of a $630-million Orange County Bridges program. OCTA is building seven undercrossings or overcrossings to separate car traffic from rail traffic. HR Green, Inc. provided, plan check and project oversight related to five of these projects for the City of Placentia, CA