The STAR Award for Citizen Involvement recognizes organizations and individuals who have actively promoted and implemented the values of Oregon’s Statewide Planning Goal 1 through an outstanding public involvement effort. The STAR Award is intended to recognize distinct, completed planning efforts and is appropriate for outstanding individuals, student led groups, contracted planning practices, cities, counties, special districts, regional governments, or other land-use planning related planning exercises.
Goal 1, Citizen Involvement calls for “the opportunity for citizens to be involved in all phases of the planning process.” The STAR Award intends to honor the best examples of Goal 1 implementation across the state.
This award is intended to be presented annually. Winner(s) will receive a certificate presented by Oregon Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC). Winning submissions will be announced with a news release and on the Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) website.