The city of Glendale announced Monday that the public works nonprofit the American Public Works Assn. will honor Councilman Ara Najarian and the city’s public works department with two awards recognizing their respective infrastructure efforts.
The Southern California chapter of the association will present the awards to Najarian and the public works department at its annual awards luncheon on Thursday.
Najarian will receive the 2017 Top Elected Official Award, while the city’s Proposition 84 Green Streets Project — which turned some street surfaces into landscaped spaces that manage stormwater runoff — will be named Project of the Year.
“The award means so much...