Laguna Leaders Receive Recognition for Landscape Plans

0
375
Share this:
(From left) Landscape architects Bob Borthwick and Ann Christoph, Jim Pechous (assistant director of community development), Greg Post (community development director), Evan Jedynak (city planner), Lynn Vail (representing Selva Parters and Greg Vail), and Garret Wank (planning technician) at the Woman’s Club of Orange.

The American Planning Association (APA) presented its 2019 Comprehensive Plan Award, recognizing outstanding achievement in the planning field, to the City of Laguna Beach for its Landscape and Scenic Highways Element of the General Plan (LSHE) and its companion Landscape and Scenic Highways Resource Document (LSHRD), at the American Planning Association – Orange Section – awards dinner on Thursday, May 30.

The LSHE is part of the city’s General Plan and creates policy direction and implementation actions that preserve and enhance landscapes and scenic corridors essential to the unique character of Laguna Beach.

The city’s Community Development Department project management included: Greg Pfost, director; Jim Pechous, assistant director; Evan Jedynak, associate planner; and Belinda Ann Deines, associate planner. BGB Design Group (Robert Borthwick ASLA), Ann Christoph FASLA – Landscape Architect, and Selva Partners (Gregory Vail) prepared the documents on behalf of the city. The Orange Section of the American Planning Association includes over 500 members from the public, private, and academic sectors of the planning profession.

 

Share this:
Firebrand Media LLC wants comments that advance the discussion, and we need your help to accomplish this mission. Debate and disagreement are welcomed on our platforms but do it with respect. We won't censor comments we disagree with. Viewpoints from across the political spectrum are welcome here. While everyone is entitled to their opinion, our community is not obliged to host all comments shared on its website or social media pages, including:
  • Hate speech that is racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic slurs, or calls for violence against a particular type of person.
  • Obscenity and excessive cursing.
  • Libelous language, whether or not the writer knows what they're saying is false.
We require users to provide their true full name, including first and last names, as a condition for comments. We reserve the right to change this policy based on future developments.

Scroll down to comment on this post.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here