City Manager’s Updates

City Receives California Emergency Services Association Gold Award – The California Emergency Services Association has awarded the City of Laguna Beach the California Emergency Services Association Gold Award for outstanding service in Emergency Management. 

Emergency Operations Coordinator Jordan Villwock’s work in this field in the area of creating both shelter and evaluation plans is what prompted the City of Aliso Viejo to nominate the City for the award. Jordan will receive the award at the CESA Annual Emergency Management Training and Conference in September.

City manager Jordan

Photo by Mary Hurlbut

Emergency Operations Coordinator Jordan Villwock

Arts Market Survey – The City has partnered with national nonprofit organization Artspace to research and develop policies and programs to offer affordable creative space. If you are an artist or a creative, please take this 10-minute survey This program has been funded by the lodging establishments and the City of Laguna Beach. (See expanded article on the survey in this issue of Stu News Laguna.)