The election of a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor and welcoming of new councilmember Debbie Bertlin will be the focus of Mercer Island City Council's Tuesday, Jan. 3 regular meeting tonight.
The meeting will start at 7 p.m., starting with the swearing in of new and three other incumbent councilmembers, Bruce Bassett, Mike Cero and Jane Mayer Brahm. The council will also choose a mayor and deputy mayor among themselves at that time.
The city's mayoral election is held every two years, and Mercer Island his position on the City Council and not stand for re-election as the city's mayor. Deputy Mayor El Jahncke was .
The ceremony will be followed by a vote to approve accounts payable and city payroll, and a presentation by City Finanace Director Chip Corder on "Weighing the costs of government against the benefits".
You can download a copy of the materials regarding the Regular Meeting at Mercer Island's city council web page.
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The Mercer Island City Council meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at The council meetings are broadcast live on MI-TV (cable channel 21). Video of the meetings can be viewed any time online from MI-TV.