News Release, Maryland Department of Planning

The Maryland Sustainable Growth Awards celebrate the significant achievement by individuals, businesses, organizations and local governments to support the 12 planning visions adopted 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 of Leadership and ServiceSustainable Communities and Preservation/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 the Maryland 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...