Fire Department Division Chief Kris Head said finishing his master’s degree was his major personal achievement last year.
“My goal is to take the helm from Mike Macey on March 15,” Head said.
Macey’s goal in retiring is to not drive his wife crazy.
He also added kudos to the police department for a great job the previous week, referring to the traffic collision and shooting on South Coast Highway
“It was a tough situation handled well,” Macey said.
Police Chief Paul Workman took over the department after Michael Sellers left for another job, achieving a personal goal after 34 years with the city.
Kevin Snow said getting the job as marine safety chief was his biggest success in 2009.
Clinic director Dr. Tom Bent, who was named Orange County’s Family Physician of 2009, said the clinic served more patients in 2009 than ever in its 39-year history, without having to cut back services in 2010.
American Legion Post 222 representative Richard Moore, who led luncheon guests in the Pledge of Allegiance, said the post’s goal in 2010 is to continue to serve vets and the community.
Gregg Abel said marrying off his daughter to a man he really likes was his major accomplishment. His goal is to work with Henderson at Friendship Shelter.
Cindy Prewitt boasted that Laguna Beach Live! brought World Beat Music to Laguna in 2009.
She didn’t even mention being named the Laguna Beach Woman’s Club Woman of the Year.
No question in Mayor Pro Tem Toni Iseman’s mind what she thought was the major accomplishment in 2009: the compassionate solution to the homeless issues and restoring beaches and parks to their original purpose.
“For 2010, I am going to make a list of all the little things I haven’t done and do one a day,” Iseman said.