In the Works - Community Newsletter In the Works April 2017 - Page 4

Awards Cristina Calderón Olea, manager of the Streetscape Program for Public Works, won a Rising Star Award for her work as a civil engineer. The national honor is awarded by Civil + Structural Engineer magazine and recognizes exceptional technical capability and leadership ability in the fields of structural and civil engineering. Cristina uses her deep well of professional expertise and strong people skills to deliver infrastructure projects for the City and County of San Francisco. In her role at Public Works she has managed the Cesar Chavez, Potrero, Polk and Second Street streetscape projects. The result of her work makes the public right of way safer and easier to navigate for all users in one of North America’s most densely- packed and congested cities. The Public Works budget team won the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the national Government Finance Officers Association. The organization found that our budget presentation effectively serves as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide and a communications platform. “The award,” according to the Government Finance Officers Association, “represents a significant achievement (and) reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.”