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Minutes - December 3, 2007

CITY OF DALY CITY

MINUTES – SPECIAL MEETING - CITY COUNCIL

DECEMBER 3, 2007

 

            The meeting was called to order by Mayor Gomez at 7:05 P.M.

 

ROLL CALL:           Councilmembers Present:

                                 Maggie Gomez, Mayor

                                 Judith A. Christensen

                                 Michael P. Guingona

                                 Carol L. Klatt

                                 Sal Torres

                                 Staff Present:

                                 Patricia E. Martel, City Manager

                                 Kerry Burns, Assistant City Manager

                                 Rose L. Zimmerman, City Attorney

                                 Anthony Zidich, City Treasurer

                                 Maria E. Cortes, City Clerk

 

            Mayor Gomez asked for a moment of silence for Maureen Mann who unexpectedly passed away this weekend.  The Council extended its heartfelt condolences to Marian Mann.

 

            Mayor Gomez introduced various dignitaries who were present.  The City Council introduced family and friends that were present.

 

Mayor’s Citizen of the Year 2007 Award

 

            Mayor Gomez presented the 2007 Citizen of the Year Award to Marian Mann in recognition of her dedicated community service.  The Council expressed its appreciation for her work in the community.  Ms. Mann thanked the Council.

 

Mayor’s Outstanding Youth of the Year 2007 Award

 

            Mayor Gomez presented the 2007 Outstanding Youth of the Year Award to Taylor Garibaldi in recognition of his services and leadership. The Council expressed its appreciation for his work in the community.  Mr. Garibaldi thanked the Council.

 

REMARKS:

            Mayor Gomez stated this past year the Council has been able to successfully accomplish a number of projects.  Mayor Gomez briefly listed the projects.  Mayor Gomez thanked all the residents in Daly City and her colleagues for allowing her to serve as Mayor this past year.

 

ELECTION OF OFFICERS:

 

Office of Mayor

 

            Mayor Gomez called for nominations for the Office of Mayor.  Councilmember Christensen nominated Vice Mayor Carol Klatt.

 

            Mayor Gomez asked if there were any other nominations for the Office of Mayor.  Hearing none, Mayor Gomez asked for a motion and second to close the nominations.

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Guingona, seconded by Councilmember Torres and carried to close the nominations.

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Christensen, seconded by Councilmember Gomez and carried by unanimous roll call vote to appoint Vice Mayor Carol Klatt to serve as Mayor of the City of Daly City for the ensuing year.

 

            Mayor Klatt presented a couple of gifts to outgoing Mayor Gomez in appreciation of her leadership and dedication to the City.

 

            The City Council expressed their appreciation to Councilmember Gomez for serving as Mayor this past year.

 

            Mayor Klatt stated it is an honor to be nominated by Councilmember Christensen.  Mayor Klatt vowed to keep her office doors open and serve the community for the ensuing year.  She thanked her colleagues for this honor.

 

Office of Vice Mayor

 

            Mayor Klatt called for nominations for the Office of Vice Mayor.  Councilmember Guingona nominated Councilmember Maggie Gomez.

 

            Mayor Klatt asked if there were any other nominations for the Office of Vice Mayor. Hearing none, Mayor Klatt asked for a motion and second to close the nominations.

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Guingona, seconded by Councilmember Gomez and carried to close the nominations.

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Guingona, seconded by Mayor Klatt and carried by unanimous roll call vote to appoint Councilmember Maggie Gomez to serve as Vice Mayor of the City of Daly City for the ensuing year.

 

            Councilmember Gomez thanked the Council and promised to continue to work hard and serve the community.

 

            Mayor Klatt expressed appreciation for the congratulatory flowers received from Daly City/Colma Chamber of Commerce and First National Bank.

 

            Mayor Klatt extended an invitation to all present to remain for refreshments in the rotunda.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Guingona and carried to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 P.M.

 

                                                                                                              MARIA E. CORTES            

                                                                                                                       City Clerk

 

Approved as submitted, this         14th        

 

day of               January                    , 2008.

 

 

                  CAROL L. KLATT                

                          Mayor