APWA Chapter Leaders' Announcements 10.28.19

  • 2020 Awards Program Nominations open
  • Council of Chapters' Winter Meeting set for February
  • Apply now for Jennings Randolph International Fellowship
  • 2020 International Public Works Conferences and study locations
  • Bylaw changes available for review

2020 Awards Program Nominations Open

Nominations for the 2020 APWA Awards Program are officially open. Nominations for any award can be made by going online at www.apwa.net\awards.
Deadlines for the following awards are:
Excellence in Snow and Ice Control AwardDecember2, 2019
All Other Awards– March 2, 2020
PACE– June 1, 2020
Please contact Rhonda Wilhite at rwilhite@apwa.net or 816-595-5261 with any questions about the Awards Program.

Council of Chapters’ Winter Meeting set for February

The Council of Chapters’ Winter Meeting will be held on February 20-21 at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City. The Council meetings will be held in conjunction with the APWA Technical Committee meetings.
Those planning to attend should call (816) 474-4400 to make hotel reservations. Be sure to mention the American Public Works Association to receive the special room rate of $161 per room per night plus applicable taxes and fees. Reservations must be made by January 28, 2020, to receive the special rate. 
Additional registration information will be available in early December.

Apply now for Jennings Randolph International Fellowship

Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Jennings Randolph International Fellowship Program. This program is administered by the APWA International Affairs Committee and is funded through the Eisenhower World Affairs Institute and supports travel and participation at a public works conference of one of APWA's international partners and a public works study tour in that country.

2020 International Public Works Conferences and study locations:  

  • IPWEA International Public Works Conference; Dunedin, New Zealand; June 17-19, 2020
  • FAME Congress; Pori, Finland; June 11-13, 2020
  • Swedish Public Works Association (SPWA) Conference; Malmö, Sweden; September 14-15, 2020
  • KTC Annual Conference; Location TBA, Denmark; October 22-23, 2020
  • Icelandic Federation of Local Technicians (SATS) Conference; Date and Location TBA
  • ICLEI Public Works National Congress; Date and Location TBA
Applications must be submitted online by midnight Friday, November 15, 2019.
Fellowships granted for travel to our partner countries are limited to a maximum of $2,500 (USD) to assist with travel costs and other expenses that may be covered by the award.
For more details and to apply, go to: www.apwa.net/JRFellowship
Please contact Lillie Yvette Salinas at 1-800-848-2792, ext. 5253, or lsalinas@apwa.net with any questions.

Bylaw Changes Available for Review

Proposed changes to the APWA bylaws are listed on pages 4-6 of the November APWA Reporter. Click here www.apwa.net/Library/Nov19Rep4-6.pdf.to read about the proposed changes. Online voting opens November 12 and closes December 12.