Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission

2020 Maryland Sustainable Growth Awards Ceremony

Presented by the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission
The Maryland Sustainable Growth Awards celebrate significant achievement by individuals, businesses, organizations and local governments to realize the 12 planning visions adopted by the Maryland General Assembly. The awards promote exemplary work that represents or inspires collaboration, innovation, conservation, community impact and quality of life.

This year's eighth annual Sustainable Growth Awards presentation was held as virtual ceremony on October 5, 2020.

2020 Sustainable Growth awards


 Awards Ceremony Recorded October 5, 2020


The Commission recognized the following people and projects during its virtual award ceremony and forum on October 5, 2020.

Leadership & Service

For activities or accomplishments that advance public appreciation, understanding, or involvement in promoting smart growth and sustainable communities at the state, regional, or local level.


 Jacqueline Cornish & Regina Hammond


Sustainable Communities

For facilitating or creating development that addresses at least one
or more of Maryland’s 12 Planning Visions.


 The Town of Betterton


 Metro Heights at Mondawmin


 Sudlersville Community Laundromat


Preservation and Conservation

For accomplishments in protecting or improving farms, forests, natural resources and the waters of Maryland.


 Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary