BEVERLY HILLS—On Tuesday, March 16, the city of Beverly Hills will hold an installation ceremony to formally swear in the new mayor and vice mayor of the city. Vice Mayor John Mirisch will be installed as mayor and councilmember Nancy Kranse will be installed as the vice mayor.

Both Mirisch and Kranse were elected by the presiding City Council for 1-year terms at the City Council meeting on February 16. Mirisch was elected to the BH City Council in 2009 and 2013. He worked as a film executive in marketing and distribution before returning back to his hometown of Beverly Hills; he served as mayor to the region in 2013.

Kranse was elected to the BH City Council in 2007 and 2013 and served as mayor in 2010. She has been a resident of BH for over 35 years and served as the chair and vice chair of the Architectural Commission for seven years. She taught elementary school in the Los Angeles Unified School District for 18 years.

The ceremony is free and open to the public to attend. The event will be held at 6 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences located at 8949 Wilshire Blvd. The city is not expected to incur any costs for using the Academy’s facilities.

A shuttle service will be on hand at the 450 N. Crescent Drive parking structure to assist with free parking.

Mayor and vice mayor positions are elected each year by the City Council; the vice mayor traditionally becomes the mayor. Councilmembers are elected at-large to four-year terms.

For additional questions or information, contact (310) 285-2456.