Council Members Midtown Alliance and Jack Dozier were both winners at last Friday’s E3 awards, sponsored by the Metro Atlanta Chamber and Atlanta Business Chronicle. The awards highlight companies, organizations and individuals who are working to conserve metro Atlanta’s natural resources and to develop clean technologies that will enhance our economy and environment, support sustainable projects and initiatives and to collaborate on solutions through university connections, marketing and education.
Midtown Alliance, which has transformed a 2.5 square mile district, from an underdeveloped asset to one of Atlanta’s most desired locations, with $4.5 billion in new investments and 36 commercial and residential developments won the 2013 Power of Place Award. Midtown Alliance was recognized for their GreenPrint Midtown Plan, which focuses on sustainability and development, to create an urban-eco district, with focus on a pedestrian, transit-oriented community, that includes more bike lanes, efficient LED lighting, bioswales and increased recycling efforts.
Congratulations to Kevin Green, president and CEO of Midtown Alliance and his dedicated staff on their achievement.
Jack Dozier, Executive Director of the Georgia Association of Water Professionals was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for his 30+ year career as a protector of Georgia’s water resources. With 15 years at Georgia EPD, followed by 23 years in his current role, Dozier played a key role in the cleanup of the Chattahoochee River. He implemented a plan to develop policy and procedures to administer the state’s water program and has grown the GAWP to 5000+ members strong.
The GAWP is a recognized authority on protecting and conserving Georgia’s most valuable and endangered resource. A big congratulation for his many years of selfless service to his state and his continued role in the future.