MANHATTAN BEACH, CA (Jan 4, 2011) - Click on the links below for the 2011 Chapter and Branch Meetings Schedules. All are subject to change. Always check the Events listing on the website for most current information and to register for an event.
LOS ANGELES (Dec 2010). Harvey Gobas, VP, Psomas and Past President, APWA Southern California Chapter was appointed to the USC Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Board of Advisors.
LAKEWOOD, CA (November 2010) The APWA Southern California Chapter is pleased to announce the award winners for this year's B.E.S.T. Annual Awards in the categories of Project of the Year, National Public Works Week and Top Leader. The award winners will be honored at the December Chapter Awards Luncheon, Thursday, December 9, 2010 in Lakewood, CA. For more information - click here.
SANTA ANA, CA (Nov 4, 2010) - Click Below to view a letter from the Chapter to its membership regarding the Utility TTC Manual.
LAKEWOOD (Oct 28, 2010). On Thursday, October 28, 2010, the luncheon program at the Southern California Chapter of APWA included a highly informative presentation on the facts and possible effects of the propositions. Attached is a copy of the powerpoint presentation from Mr. Richard Markuson, of Pacific Advocacy Group, a lobbying firm that represents the public works and construction industries. He noted that there are 5 propositions that will have a direct effect on state and local budgets.Prop 19 - the initiative to legalize MJ is a matter of choice, although opposed by most law enforcement agencies.Prop 20 - includes redistricting of Congressional seats under the jurisdiction of the independent committee established previously under Prop 11Prop 21 - establishes an $18 per vehicle VLF to fund state parks, allows free entrance for California registered vehicles, and estim [ ... ]
LAKEWOOD (October 9, 2010) The Newsletter needs your News! Did your City just finish the construction of a wonderful project? Did your firm just get a great new design project? Did you win an award? Did someone in our profession just retire or get a juicy promotion? Or have you always been burning to write a professional article about something you have special expertise in? Are you interested in purchasing ad space for your firm or organization? The Newsletter is currently accepting submissions of all types for our next edition. The submission deadline is November 2, 2010 for the 4thd Quarter issue that will hit mailboxes mid to end of December. You can submit your photos, captions, short announcements, articles, and ad requests by clicking on the Newsletter symbol on our Chapter website at http://southernca.apwa.net/. For more information you can also email the newsletter editor at firstname.lastname@example.org .
CAMP PENDELTON (June 2010) - A Networking and Business Opporutnity event for the A/E/C Community. June 24, 2010. For more information - see attached flyer.
CARSON, CA (April 2010). Click Here for speaker notes.
LAKEWOOD (April 2, 2010) - Dinner Dance Photos are now available at Flickr! To see all the Dinner Dance photos at Flickr, just click on this link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/47026369@N05/sets or copy and paste it into your address bar in your browser. There are 7 sets of photos with groupings such as Casino, Table photos, Posed Portraits, etc. We just finished uploading the photos on March 30th, so if you visited the site as soon as you got your newsletter, you probably did not see them all. Please visit again – the photos are really great! Just click on one of the sets, and you will see all the photos in thumbnail size. You can view a slide show by clicking on the little grey image “slide show” in the upper right side of the screen just below the word Search in blue. The screen will go black, with a film strip at the bottom. Each photo will b [ ... ]
LAKEWOOD (March 25, 2010) - The 2010 First Quarter Insight has hit the stands and can be found in offices and on coffee tables throughout So Cal! Didn't get one? Make sure your membership contact information is up to date (click here to go to membership information)- if it isn't contact 800-848-2792. All members are sent a hard copy. To view 2010 First Quarter Insight online - click here.
Look for a complete write-up of the Chapter Luncheon in our March Newsletter. Over 100 people attended the 2010 Kick-Off Chapter Luncheon with speakers from MTA and COTA - including Art Leahy. Click Here to view his Measure R ppt presentation.
LAKEWOOD (December 3, 2009) – The Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) will recognize 25 public works projects and three top public works leaders at its 10th Annual Awards Luncheon on Thursday, December 10, 2009, announced Chapter President Lisa A. Rapp, City of Lakewood, Public Works Director. Ceremonies will take place from 11:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at The Centre at Sycamore Plaza, Lakewood Civic Center, 5000 Clark Avenue, Lakewood. Registration and Awards Gallery opens at 11:15 a.m. Lunch will begin promptly at Noon. Awards presentations begin immediately following the luncheon. “We will honor our top leaders specifically for their roles in supporting our vital infrastructure and public works systems throughout Southern California,” said Rapp. “We recognize selected top projects as outstanding achievements in public work [ ... ]
APWA National (October 5 2009). The Engineering & Technology Committee of APWA is now offering a special opportunity for members to participate in developing a ground-breaking national project. In collaboration with the American Council of Engineering Companies, APWA seeks interested and qualified public works professionals to assist in the formation and design of a "green scorecard" manual for public works projects. The purpose of the manual is to help project managers evaluate sustainability initiatives related to the consultant work process in general, project design and specifications for projects
Selected participants will work on a specialized subcommittee which will focus first on transportation. It is anticipated that the project will require approximately six one hour conference calls over the course of a year. Individual rese [ ... ]