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August Mayor's Award Winner - Hayden Beckman
posted on 08/20/2015.

Hayden Beckman started with the City in 2007 as a Planning Aide assigned to the Advance Planning Division.  He has been promoted twice since he started,  including his most recent promotion to Associate Planner.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and received his Master’s Degree from Cal State Long Beach in May 2015.  Hayden is a certified LEED Green Associate and Build It Green Certified Green Building Professional.  He has worked on projects such as the Municipal Solar Project and the Harbour and Channel Bridge Rehabilitation Projects, and currently works on the Citywide General Plan Update project.  He also spends about half his time working at the public counter and is known for providing excellent service.   

Did you know?

A home solar panel system consists of several solar panels, an inverter, a battery, a charge regulator, wiring, and support materials. Sunlight is absorbed by the solar panels and is converted to electricity by the installed system. The battery stores electricity that can be used at a later time, like cloudy days or during the evening.  Learn more about solar.

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