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The Santa Clarita City Council will elect a new Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem in the Council’s special meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, December 11, starting at 5 p.m.

Open to the public, the special meeting will include public comments, presentations to outgoing Mayor Marsha McLean, her comments recapping the last year as Mayor, and her turning the gavel over to the City Clerk.

The five councilmembers will nominate and vote for the new Mayor, who will be sworn in and handed the gavel by the City Clerk.

The new Mayor will then open nominations and conduct a vote for Mayor Pro-Tem, followed by his or her swearing-in by the City Clerk.

The special session is slated to close with the new Mayor’s acceptance speech and further comments from the Councilmembers.

See the special meeting agenda here.

The Council’s regular meeting will follow at 6 p.m.

In the regular meeting, councilmembers are expected to approve a report on S. 2012, a bill authored by U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) proposing the overturn of the FCC’s 2018 regulations limiting the ability of local governments to regulate the deployment of 5G wireless infrastructure.

Councilmembers are also expected to approve its legislative platform for 2020, a solid waste service agreement for newly annexed areas of the city, a rate increase for commercial solid waste service, a bus stop improvement project, and plans and specifications for the new Canyon Country Community Center.

Later in the meeting Councilmembers will perform a mid-year review of the city’s Fiscal 2019-2020 budget.

See the complete regular meeting agenda here.

The December 10 meetings will take place in Council Chambers at Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita 91355.

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  1. Nadiya Littlewarrior says:

    Why don’t we have a mayor elected by the people of the city?!?!

    • SCVNews.com says:

      We don’t have a mayor, it’s just a title. All 5 council members are equal. In this context, “mayor” is just the board chair. Someone to call the meetings to order and bang the gavel.

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