The Maryland League of Conservation Voters will honor Prince George’s County Director of Environmental Resources Adam Ortiz at its 2015 Environmental Leadership Awards. Ortiz will receive the League’s Kabler Award for his work in stormwater runoff, including the creation of an innovative public-private partnership with Corvias Solutions while with the County and a Green Streets program while Mayor of Edmonston. Delegate David Fraser-Hidalgo (District 15, Montgomery County) is also being honored.
The awards ceremony will take place Thursday, October 29, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Loews Hotel in Annapolis. Tickets cost $200. For further information contact Karen Doory at email@example.com or 410.280.9855 ext. 208.
Ortiz also serves as a MACo representative on the Local Government Advisory Committee or LGAC, which provides local perspectives on the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load and related Bay restoration efforts.