NYWEA Award: 2. Frank E. Van Lare Award

Back to Awards List   Submit a nomination for 2019

Application Deadline: October 1


Awarded to a locally elected official at the County, City, Town or Village level who has made a substantial and meaningful contribution to advancing effective water quality environment programs.


1. Support of local environmental projects including brownfields, water quality, watershed management, stormwater, erosion and sediment control programs, recycling programs and air quality programs. 2. Commitment of resources, both financial and personnel, to improving the environment. 3. Promoting local laws that improve the environment. 4. Promotion of environmental public education efforts.

Nomination Format:

*Note:  Submissions are expected t be highly organized, well-thought out, and a minimum of 500 words in length.