The award is the culmination of the self-assessment process begun in 2014 that recognizes the City as an agency that goes beyond the national requirements for the public works industry. The Shoreline Public Works Department is the 126th agency in North America and 8th accredited agency in Washington State. The official presentation took place August 7, 2017 at city hall and included Region XI Director Jill Marilley, PE, Senior Project Manager - HDR and Public Works Director, Randy Witt.
"The heroes of this prestigious APWA award are the public works stat whose mission is to provide public works services and programs that contribute to making the City of Shoreline a great community." said Randy Witt, Public Works Director.