5 , 2000
John C. Martin, City Manager, City of Daly City
or Carol L. Klatt,Mayor
DALY CITY GETS NEW
CAROL KLATT ELECTED MAYOR,
FOUR RE-ELECTED OFFICIALS INSTALLED,
OUTGOING MAYOR AWARDS 'CITIZEN OF THE YEAR'
City – Vice-Mayor
Carol Klatt was unanimously elected Mayor, and
Councilmember Michael Guingona as Vice-Mayor,
by Daly City's five-member City Council at the
annual reorganization meeting held Monday night
A swearing-in ceremony for Councilmembers Sal
Torres and Adrienne Tissier, City Clerk Helen
Flowerday and City Treasurer Tony Zidich opened
the evening's program. Administering the oaths
for the four city officials, respectively, were
Former Mayor Al Teglia, State Senator Jackie Speier,
Superior Court Judge Quentin Kopp and California
State Legislature Attorney Debra Zidich Gibbons.
The four incumbents were reelected last November
Mayor Klatt, a seven-year veteran on the Council,
said her 12-month term will underscore the quality
of services provided to senior residents, the
strengthening of the city's partnership with the
business community, and the completion of various
ongoing projects, particularly the capital improvement
She said she will be a mayor "who will care and
who will listen" to the multifaceted city residents.
"Each of us is uniquely different, and can offer
the community our own individual style," she noted.
Outgoing Mayor Sal Torres presented the "Citizen
of the Year" Award to longtime community advocates
Frank and Leah Berlanga of the Crocker neighborhood.
Unity 2000, an association of local high school
students, received special City Council recognition
as "Youth of the Year".
Guingona was first elected to the City Council
in 1993, and in 1995, became the city's youngest
mayor at age 33. Tissier has been a Councilmember
since l996, and was Mayor in 1999. Zidich has
served as City Treasurer for the past 29 years.
Flowerday just completed her first four-year term.