We gratefully acknowledge the outstanding achievements and contributions that Don Higginson has made in the areas of community and public service, and the significant impact he has had in society and in our community. Mayor Higginson has served the community of Poway as an elected official for 25 years. Mr. Higginson has been a driving force for the location and construction of the Sheriff’s Station and Library as well as instrumental in securing funds for the Performing Arts Center and a renovated all- weather track at Poway High. In addition, he along with the Council provided monies for the artificial turf at the high school and multi- purpose rooms (gymnasiums) at Meadowbrook and Twin Peaks to operate as a joint use facility with the school district. Mayor Higginson has been instrumental in keeping Poway safe and fiscally sound.