2014 Land Conservation Awards


Jan. 29, 2015
For Immediate Release
Contact: Joe Bui, 703-324-5033, TTY 711

County Presents 2014 Land Conservation and Tree Preservation Awards

Fairfax County presented the 2014 Land Conservation and Tree Preservation Awards at a ceremony held on Jan. 23. The awards honor developers, designers, site superintendents and contractors whose projects best demonstrate excellence in erosion and sediment control design and implementation or a commitment to tree preservation and replacement in Fairfax County.

The Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, in cooperation with the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District and the Fairfax Tree Commission, sponsor the annual awards program. The following awards were presented:

Erosion and Sediment Control Category

Large Commercial

Large Commercial

Cinder Bed Road Bus Division
Owner:  Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Project Manager:  Fred Robertson
Superintendent:  Denver Callahan
Contractor:  Strittmatter Contracting, LLC
Engineering Firm:  Wendel
Site Inspector:  Jim Getts

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Large Single Family Residential

Large Single Family Residential

Gambrill Pointe
Owner:  Brookfield Ridge Road, LLC
Project Manager:  Scott Gookin and James T. Devine 
Superintendent:  Donnie Stewart and Billy Huff
Contractor:  William A. Hazel, Inc.
Engineering Firm:  Land Design Consultants, Inc. 
Site Inspector:  Keith Anthony

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Small Single Family Residential

Small Single Family Residential

Abbots Wood
Owner:  Palisades Development, LLC
Project Manager:  Mike Dropik
Superintendent:  Donnie Stewart and Billy Huff
Contractor:  William A. Hazel
Engineer:  Walter L. Phillip, Inc.
Site Inspector:  Jim Getts

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Infill Lot

Infill Lot

9022 Falls Run Road, McLean
Owner:  Joe and Sarah Shamess
Project Manager: Ross Richmond
Superintendent:  Rick Shaffer
Contractor:  Joy Custom Design Build, LLC
Engineer:  LS2PC Engineering
Site Inspector:  Frank Degboe

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Best Protected Environmentally Sensitive Site

Best Protected Environmentally Sensitive Site

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Cinder Bed Road Bus Division)

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Outstanding Engineering Firm

Outstanding Engineering Firm

Wendel (Cinder Bed Road Bus Division)

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Outstanding Superintendent

Outstanding Superintendent

Clarke Newbill and Billy Huff (Gambrill Pointe)

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Outstanding Contractor

Outstanding Contractor

Strittmatter Contracting, LLC (Cinder Bed Road Bus Division)

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Outstanding Developer/Owner

Outstanding Developer/Owner

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Cinder Bed Road Bus Division)

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Certificate of Voluntary Merit

Certificate of Voluntary Merit

Jackson Ayers, Member of Boy Scouts of America, Troop 1539, Eagle Scout Service Project

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Outstanding E/S Inspector of the Year

Outstanding E/S Inspector of the Year

North Branch:  Frank Degboe
Central Branch: Jorge Tagle
South Branch: Jim Getts

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Outstanding E/S Plan Reviewer of the Year

Outstanding E/S Plan Reviewer of the Year

North Branch:  Roshna Gafoor
Central Branch: Jennifer Vargas
South Branch: Ambachew Nigatu

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Tree Planting Awards

Tree Planting Awards

Project:  Capital One – Rt. 123 Median and Tree Transplanting
Developer:  Capital One 
Design:  William H. Gordon and Associates, Inc.
Landscaper: Ruppert Landscape, Inc. and Davis/Gilford Construction

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Tree Planting Awards

Project:  East Market at Fair Lakes, Phase III
Developer:  Peterson Companies 
Design:  Lewis Scully Gionet and TWS Designs, Inc.
Landscaper: KT Enterprises

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Tree Planting Awards

Project:  Jennings Toyota
Developer:  Chesapeake Contracting Group
Design:  Walter L. Phillips, Inc.
Landscaper:  Live Green

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Tree Planting Awards

Project:  Newington DVS Maintenance Facility
Developer:  EE Reed Construction
Design:  Adtek Engineers
Landscaper:  Blake Landscapes

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Tree Preservation Awards

Tree Preservation Awards

Project:  National Library for the Study of George Washington
Developer:  Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association
Engineer:  Rummel Klepper & Kahl
Tree Preservation Consultant:  The Care of Trees
Tree Preservation Contractor:  Bartlett Tree Experts

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Tree Preservation Awards

Project:  The Preserve at Scott’s Run
Developer:  Stanley Martin Homes
Engineer:  Land Design Consultants
Tree Preservation Consultant:  Zimar & Associates

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Tree Preservation Awards

Project:  Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax
Developer:  UUCF
Engineer:  Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd
Tree Preservation Consultant:  Davey Resource Group
Tree Preservation Contractor:  The Care of Trees

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