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The City of San Clemente’s retired Community Development Director Jim Holloway received the Award for Distinguished Leadership on June 10 at the American Planning Association award ceremony.
Holloway retired in February after 28 years of public service with the city.
The criteria considered by the judges for the award dictate the recipient be a planning professional who has made a substantial contribution to the development and objectives of the planning profession over a sustained period (10 years or more), demonstrates sustained contributions to planning and exemplary ethical behavior.
The nominee’s work increased the understanding of the planning process and/or the profession
“Congratulations to Jim on this impressive award,” Mayor Chris Hamm said. “Jim served our town very well as community development director, guiding San Clemente’s growth from a small beach town to a medium-sized town of 65,000 today.”