Fairfax County to Give Awards for Environmental and Land Conservation


Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
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Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director of Public Affairs
703-324-3187, TTY 711, Fax 703-324-2010
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Jan. 14, 2008

Fairfax County to Give Awards for Environmental and Land Conservation

Fairfax County will present its 2007 Land Conservation Awards during a ceremony on Friday, Jan. 18, at 9:30 a.m. in the Fairfax County Government Center Board Auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Board of Supervisors Chairman Gerald E. Connolly and other board members will present the awards to the winners.

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 will be presented during the Jan. 18 ceremony:

Erosion and Sediment Control Category

Infill Lot
Rooney – Residence
Developer: Horizon Builders
Engineer: Tri–Tek
Site Reviewer: Linda Fertal
Contractor: Horizon Builders
Inspector: Pearlis Eley
Project Superintendent: Raul Laquizzy

Erosion and Sediment Control Category

Small Commercial
Commonwealth Construction Management Inc.
Developer: Ennstone Inc.
Engineer: Walter L. Phillips Inc.
Site Reviewer: Barry Elkorek
Contractor: Warren and Associates Inc.
Inspector: Martin Klema
Project Superintendent: Robert Heflin

Large Commercial
Towers Crescent Phase III Building “F”
Developer: Quadrangle Development Corporation
Engineer: VIKA Inc.
Site Reviewer: Greg McLaughlin
Contractor: Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
Inspector: Ed Ballard
Project Superintendent: Clif Fesler

Single Family Residential (Small)
Blackstone at Vale Ridge
Developer: Blackstone Communities
Engineer: Charles P. Johnson and Associates
Site Reviewer: Sulaiman Sahebian
Contractor: Prince William Construction
Inspector: Jorge Tagle
Project Superintendent: Jeff Tylor

Single Family Residential (Large)
Springvale Estates
Developer: W.C. & A.N. Miller
Engineer: Huntley, Nyce and Associates Ltd.
Site Reviewer: Ben Aaron
Contractor: List Excavating
Inspector: Ricky Cook
Project Superintendent: Rob Westbrook

Erosion and Sediment Control Category

Best Protected Environmentally Sensitive Site
Springvale Estates
Developer: W.C. & A.N. Miller
Engineer: Huntley, Nyce and Associates Ltd.
Site Reviewer: Ben Aaron
Contractor: List Excavating
Inspector: Ricky Cook
Project Superintendent: Rob Westbrook

Outstanding Site Superintendent
Clif Fesler
Project: Towers Crescent Phase III Building “F”

Outstanding Engineering Firm
VIKA Inc.
Project: Towers Crescent Phase III Building “F”

Outstanding Contractor
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
Project: Towers Crescent Phase III Building “F”

Fairfax County Environmental and Facilities Inspections Division Inspector of the Year (East)
Jim Getts

Fairfax County Environmental and Facilities Inspections Division Inspector of the Year (West)
Bill Bean

Fairfax County Environmental and Site Review Division Reviewer of the Year (East)
Leo Ratchford

Fairfax County Environmental and Site Review Division Reviewer of the Year (West)
Shaukat Faheem

Tree Conservation Category

Tree Preservation
Carlton House
Developer: Carlton House Development Corporation
Engineer: Urban Ltd 
General Contractor: S. E. Foster 
Tree Preservation Consultant and Contractor: The Care of Trees

Tree Preservation
Hawthorne Property Section 2 
Developer: Centex Homes 
Engineer: Urban Ltd 
Tree Preservation Consultant and Contractor: Zimar & Associates Inc. 

Tree Preservation
Squires Crest 
Developer: Sekas Homes 
Engineer: Land Design Consultants 

Tree Preservation
Laurel Crest 
Developer: JCE Inc.
Engineer: Christopher Consultants 

Tree Planting
James Lee Community Center 
Developer: Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development
Landscape Design: VIKA Inc.; Hughes Group Architects
Landscape Contractor: Denison Landscaping

For more information about the awards or reasonable ADA accommodations, contact Basant Sood, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, at 703-324-1978, TTY 711. If the county government is closed due to inclement weather, the ceremony will be rescheduled.

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