The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency will recognize recipients of the 2011 Best in the Basin Awards at its Governing Board meeting Feb. 22 in Stateline.
This is the 22nd year TRPA’s Best in the Basin awards program has recognized projects demonstrating exceptional planning, design, and compatibility with the Lake Tahoe environment. Local professionals in the fields of landscaping, planning, engineering, water quality, and resource management judged each category.
The winners are:
Robert Marshall for the Marshall Residence BMP Retrofit and Defensible Space Project, 160 Marlette Drive, Tahoe City.
New Commercial Project
Vail Resorts for the LEED-certified Tamarack Lodge, Heavenly Mountain Resort.
South Lake Tahoe for the Upper Truckee River Restoration, middle reach adjacent to the Lake Tahoe Airport.
Erosion Control Project
Placer County Department of Public Works for the Lake Forest Erosion Control, Stream and Habitat Restoration Project/
Public Service Project
Caltrans for the Highway 28 Environmental Improvement Program Project between Kings Beach and Carnelian Bay.
Forest Fuel Reduction Project
Dennis and Ginger Maloney for the Maloney Residence Healthy Forest, Community Fuel Reduction and Defensible Space Project, Wild Rose Drive, Tahoe Vista.
California Tahoe Conservancy and Nevada Division of State Parks for the Van Sickle Bi-State Park in Stateline and South Lake Tahoe.
Green Building Project
Jeff and Karolina Miller for the Miller Residence, 1085 Mill Creek Road, Incline Village.
New Residential Project
Domus Development LLC, Meea Kang, President, for the Kings Beach Housing Now Dispersed Workforce Housing Project, Fox and Brook streets, Kings Beach.
Residential Modification Project
Ann and Lee Schweichler for the Schweichler Residence 8375 Meeks Bay Ave., Meeks Bay.
Residential Rebuild Project
Roger and Darlene Rempfer for the Rempfer Residence Rebuild, 5019 California St., Carnelian Bay.