News Release, Maryland Department of Planning

TheMaryland Sustainable Growth Awardscelebrate significant achievement by individuals, businesses, organizations and local governments to support the12 planning visionsadopted by the Maryland General Assembly. The awards promote exemplary work that represents or inspires collaboration, innovation, conservation, community impact and quality of life.

Awards are given in the categories ofLeadership and Service,Sustainable CommunitiesandPreservation/Conservation. They will be presented at the 2020 Sustainable Growth Awards Ceremony next year.

Watch the videos for theaward recipientsrecognized by the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission at the 2019 award ceremony.

Nominate worthy people and projects today. Self-nominations are accepted! Award application and guidelines are available at theMaryland Sustainable Growth Commission’s Award Nominations webpage. The deadline for nominations is September 13, 2019.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...