|H-GAC - Our Great Region Awards|
| H-GAC presented the first Our Great Region Awards in early December to recognize outstanding local projects. Seven awards were presented across five categories. More than 30 local governments and organizations submitted applications covering transportation, the environment, economic development, resiliency, housing, and healthy communities. |
The awards are as follows:
The Connection Award, honoring projects that advance two or more of the Our Great Region 2040 plan's strategies through innovative partnerships.
* Clear Lake City Water Authority for Exploration Green
* West Houston Association for the Greater West Houston Mobility Plan
The Diligence Award, honoring an implemented project that executed a creative and tenacious approach to overcome challenges to implementation.
* Houston Advanced Research Center for the Double Bayou Watershed Protection Plan
* Harris County Engineering Department for the Net-Zero Energy Restroom Prototype (Honorable Mention)
The Opportunity Award, honoring a project that helps to overcome disparities in access to opportunity.
* The Salvation Army for the Young Adult Resource Center
The Reach Award, honoring a project demonstrating exemplary public participation.
* Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge for the From Crosswalks to Boardwalks Initiative
The Excellence Award, the highest honor, recognizing projects best advancing the vision of the Our Great Region 2040 plan.
* Port of Houston Authority for the Small Business Development Program and Maritime Education Program
|Parks and Natural Areas Award Recipients to be Honored|
| The 2016 Parks and Natural Areas (PNA) Awards reception will be held Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at 10:45 a.m. in H-GAC Conference Room A, Second Floor, following the H-GAC Board meeting. Award recipients will receive notification later this month.|
Since 2006, the Park and Natural Areas Subcommittee of H-GAC's Natural Resources Advisory Committee presents the PNA Awards to highlight best practices and innovative approaches to parks planning and implementation in the Houston-Galveston Region.
2017 Election Law Workshop
|The 2017 Election Law Workshop will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2017 in Houston, TX at the Marriott West Loop in the Galleria area. The workshop is designed for everyone charged with conducting elections. Participants will receive detailed updates on election laws and step-by-step procedures for conducting an election; including duties prior to election day, on election day, and after election day.|
The registration fee is $125 per person and includes breakfast, lunch and all meeting materials. Click HERE to register.
Deadline for registration is Monday, January 23 at 5:00 p.m.
Careers at H-GAC
| H-GAC offers opportunities in clerical, technical, and professional positions, when available. Qualified, motivated individuals are encouraged to view our current opportunities and apply.|
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