Master Plan for Solomons Town Center Wins Statewide Award - Southern Maryland Headline News

Master Plan for Solomons Town Center Wins Statewide Award

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (November 17, 2009) - The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) has selected the Solomons Town Center Master Plan as co-winner of its Outstanding Plan Award. The Garrett County Master Plan shares the honor, which was presented at the Maryland APA award ceremony in Annapolis on November 4.

Conducted every two years, the Maryland APA awards recognize plans, projects and individuals contributing to the improvement of the quality of life for Marylanders. The Solomons Town Center Master Plan award was in the category of outstanding plan in jurisdictions with populations of less than 100,000 residents. The award was presented to the Calvert County Planning Commission and staff. The planning commission and the board of county commissioners extended a special recognition to the citizens of Solomons for their work.

At the awards ceremony, the Maryland APA also honored Jenny Plummer-Welker, principal planner with the Calvert County Department of Planning and Zoning, for outstanding service to the chapter. Plummer-Welker is a past president of the Maryland APA.

More information about the Maryland APA is available at For information on the Calvert County Planning Commission, visit For details on the Solomons Town Center Master Plan, visit

Source: Calvert County Government

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