2015 Silver SPUR Awards: How Harlan Kelly Jr. Builds a More Sustainable City
November 23, 2015

The 2015 Silver SPUR Awards, held on November 19, recognized four individuals whose achievements have made San Francisco and the Bay Area a better place to live and work. 

Harlan L. Kelly Jr., is the general manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, directing a 2,300-person team to revitalize the city’s water and sewer infrastructure. His leadership in San Francisco government has spanned departments and decades, where he played a managerial role, in addition to key civic engineering roles as San Francisco’s City Engineer. He has also been key in founding and sustaining workforce development programs for at-risk youth, providing a bridge into careers in STEM fields.



Learn about our other 2015 Silver SPUR honorees:


How Jim Lazarus Puts the Public's Needs First

How Leah Shahum Makes the Streets Safe for Everyone

How Carole Galante Changes Lives by Housing People


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