Pleasanton awarded excellence in construction for downtown project




Pleasanton Mayor and City Council received the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. - South Texas Chapter’s Historic Restoration - Projects valued $2-10 million award at the September 4 meeting. Bartlett Cocke General Contractors, with the assistance of RVK Architects, nominated the Pleasanton Civic Center, Public Library and Freedom Center project. Receiving the awards are, left to right, Diana Prasifka, District 3 Councilmember; Douglas Best, District 1 Councilmember; J. R. Gallegos, District 4 Councilmember; Jeanne Israel, District 6 Councilmember, Roger Garza District 5 Councilmember, Heath Wenrich, LEED AP RVK Architect/Principal; Mayor Clint Powell, James Caraway, LEED AP Bartlett Cocke Project Manager and Abraham Saenz District 2 Councilmember.

Pleasanton Mayor and City Council received the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. – South Texas Chapter’s Historic Restoration – Projects valued $2-10 million award at the September 4 meeting. Bartlett Cocke General Contractors, with the assistance of RVK Architects, nominated the Pleasanton Civic Center, Public Library and Freedom Center project. Receiving the awards are, left to right, Diana Prasifka, District 3 Councilmember; Douglas Best, District 1 Councilmember; J. R. Gallegos, District 4 Councilmember; Jeanne Israel, District 6 Councilmember, Roger Garza District 5 Councilmember, Heath Wenrich, LEED AP RVK Architect/Principal; Mayor Clint Powell, James Caraway, LEED AP Bartlett Cocke Project Manager and Abraham Saenz District 2 Councilmember.

The Pleasanton City Council, Mayor and staff were presented with awards from the architects and general contractor for the recent completion of the Pleasanton Civic Center, Library and Freedom Center.

Bartlett Cocke General Contractors nominated the project with the assistance of RVK Architects.

The Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. – South Texas Chapter judges the nominations based on architectural design and appearance, construction method and quality, involvement, safety record, project history and challenges. In all, there are 15 categories. Pleasanton’s award was for Historic Restoration – Projects valued $2 million – $10 million. The region covers Del Rio to Corpus Christi and south.

Bartlett Cocke was notified at the ABC annual awards banquet held August 7.

Explaining and presenting the awards were Pleasanton native James Caraway, LEED AP and Senior Project Manager for Bartlett Cocke and Heath Wenrich, LEED AP, Architect and Principal for RVK Architects.

“It was a team effort – not only the design and construction team but the city and staff. It was a very smooth process. We can’t always say that,” said Wenrich.


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