BEVERLY HILLS—On Tuesday, February 16, the Beverly Hills City Council unanimously voted for the next mayor and vice mayor during its City Council meeting. The Honorable Vice Mayor John Mirisch was selected as the new mayor and Honorable Councilmember Nancy Krasne was selected as the vice mayor for one-year terms at the installation ceremony to be held in March.
According to a press release from the city of Beverly Hills, the installation ceremony is free and open to the public and will take place on March 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Samuel Goldwyn Theater located at 8949 Wilshire Blvd. Mr. Mirisch was elected in 2009 and 2013 and served as mayor in 2013. Ms. Kranse was elected to the City Council in 2007 and 2013, and she served as mayor in 2010.
The five members of the City Council are elected at-large to four-year terms and the mayor and vice mayor are elected annually by the councilmembers.
The mayor serves as the presiding officer and acts as chair during all City Council meetings; he/she is the spokesperson for the City Council and is the City’s ceremonial representative at public events and functions.
Free parking will be available for the event at the City Hall Crescent Drive structure and a shuttle will provide transportation to the theater. The Academy venue will be provided to the City at no charge.