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Victor Gordo Becomes Pasadena Mayor Monday

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Victor Gordo unseated Mayor Tornek in a runoff. – File photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News

Presentations and recognition of service for outgoing Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek and Councilmember Margaret McAustin will take place Monday afternoon.  Followed by administering of Oath of Office to Mayor Victor Gordo, Councilmember Tyron Hampton, Councilmember Felicia Williams, Councilmember Gene Masuda, and Councilmember Steve Madison.

The City Clerk will submit the election results and canvass of the November 3, 2020 General Municipal Election to the City Council.  The Clerk will also administer the Oath of Office to newly elected and re-elected Councilmembers. The Hon. William A. Crowfoot, Judge, Superior Court of California, for the County of Los Angeles, a former Vice Mayor of Pasadena and former Pasadena City Councilmember representing District 5, will administer the Oath of Office to the new Mayor of Pasadena, Victor M. Gordo.

Additionally, per the City Charter, at “its organizational meeting, the City Council shall elect from among the Councilmembers a Vice Mayor who shall exercise the powers and perform the duties of the Mayor during the latter’s absence or disability.” The newly elected Vice Mayor will serve the term covering the period of December 7, 2020 to December 12, 2022.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 7 at NOON – Adopting by Resolution Election Results and end of terms for Mayor Tornek and Councilmember McAustin

At 2:00 PM – Swearing in of newly elected Mayor and City Council

Following Swearing in, the City Council will appoint from among its members a Vice Mayor.

                Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., Pasadena 91101

December 3, 2020

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tmiller Terry Miller has been in the newspaper business for 35 plus years, following in the footsteps of his father who was a Foreign Correspondent for the London Daily Telegraph when the family sailed to New York from London abroad the Queen Mary. When not shooting pictures, chasing a breaking news story. or playing drums, Miller spends entirely too much time and effort with Little British Sports Cars like his beloved 74 MGB...more like an addiction, says his wife of 22 years.


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