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North Tahoe projects among those tabbed ‘Best in Basin’ for 2010

Matthew RendaSierra Sun

LAKETAHOE andamp;#8212; Residents and businesses that conducted renovation projects to make their properties more environmentally compatible will be recognized at an upcoming meeting of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.For the past 20 years, the TRPA has presented its Best in the Basin awards, designed to recognize work which demonstrates andamp;#8220;exceptional planning, design and compatibility with the Lake Tahoe environment,andamp;#8221; said Dennis Oliver, TRPA spokesman.andamp;#8220;The most significant opportunity we have for environmental gain at Lake Tahoe is through the efforts of property owners and public agencies charged with making improvements such as these,andamp;#8221; Oliver said. andamp;#8220;With these awards, we recognize those folks who are on the front lines of the broad effort to preserve and restore the Tahoe Basin.andamp;#8221;Among the winners this year are the Kings Run Condominiums in Tahoe Vista, the Third Creek restoration in Incline Village and the Carnelian Woods Townhomes in Tahoe City.The winners will be officially recognized at the TRPA Governing Board meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at TRPA regional offices in Stateline. Go online to http://www.sierrasun.com for a complete list of Best in the Basin winners.