City of North Battleford - Saskatchewan
2020 Fraser-Gatrell Memorial Award
Mr. Sutton is very deserving of this prestigious recognition from the SPPI
October 16th 2020

Herb Sutton, who has worked for the City of North Battleford for the past six years as the Community Safety Coordinator, was named as the 2020 Fraser-Gatrell Memorial Award – Citizens Planning Award recipient.

About the Award

This award is presented to a person who is not a member of SPPI but has made a significant contribution to the promotion of Planning. The potential recipient could be a politician, educator, journalist, civil servant, or any other person who has directly enhanced the planning profession.1

Herb Sutton

Mr. Sutton is very deserving of this prestigious recognition from the SPPI. He has lead numerous projects to improve the safety of North Battleford and the surrounding area, always in the spirit of cooperation – enabling individuals to enrich and contribute to their communities. Listed below are some projects Mr. Sutton has been involved with, earning him this recognition from the SPPI. In each of these projects, he built relationships between individuals and organizations, spent hours of dedication beyond regular office hours and empowered those involved to bring the change that they wanted, never imposing his solutions.

  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Review Board

  • City-wide Safety Perception Survey

  • Eyes Thar Care Program

  • Formalizing Neighbourhoods

  • Sacichawasihc Relationship Agreement

  • Battlefords Regional Community Coalition (BRCC)

  • North Battleford Housing Strategy
  • Crime Free Multi-Housing

  • Battlefords Affordable Housing Association Committee

  • Safety, Acceptance, Guidance, Empowerment (SAGE) Group

  • Early Childhood Planning Network

  • Community Connections Guide

  • HUB

  • Battlefords Citizens on Patrol

  • RCMP Liaison Officer Program

  • Emergency Responder – High School Credit Program

  • Teen Centre

  • Plan Canada

  • Canadian Cancer Society

  • Canadian Red Cross

  • Building Partnerships To Reduce Crime

  • Kids First Management Committee

Congratulations to the 2020 Fraser-Gatrell Memorial Award – Citizens Planning Award recipient, Herb Sutton. Thank you for all your efforts to improve our City and the surrounding area.

For more information:

Dustin Tungilik MacDonald, Communications Administrator
306-445-1713 | dmacdonald@cityofnb.ca

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