MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL CONCURRENT MEETING
OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA
CITY COUNCIL
SANTA CLARA STADIUM AUTHORITY
SPORTS AND OPEN SPACE AUTHORITY
CITY OF SANTA CLARA HOUSING AUTHORITY
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

            The City Council, Stadium Authority, Sports and Open Space Authority and Housing Authority met at 7:00 pm, on the above-mentioned date, in the City Hall Council Chambers and the Special Concurrent Meeting was opened with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance and Statement of Values.

 

 

            Present:  Members Dominic J. Caserta, Debi Davis, Lisa M. Gillmor, Patrick Kolstad, Jerry Marsalli and Vice Mayor/Chairperson Teresa O'Neill.

 

            Staff present:  City Manager, City Attorney and City Clerk/Auditor.

 

            The Council proceeded to consider an appointment to fill the vacancy in the Office of Mayor of the City of Santa Clara for the partial term ending November 2018. The Council noted an email (02/17/16) submitted by Tracie Johnson in support of the Council appointing an interim Mayor.  Council Member Kolstad outlined the concept that that the Council should appoint Council Member Lisa M. Gillmor to fill the vacancy in the Office of Mayor.  A Council discussion followed in favor of the motion.  John Joseph addressed the Council with general comments.  The following individuals addressed the Council in support of the concept:  Kevin Moore, Brian Doyle, Peter Yoon, Tino Silva, Michael Helms, Burt Field, Dorothy Rosa, Mike Hindery (Santa Clara University Vice President of Finance and Administration) and Howard Myers.  MOTION was made by Kolstad, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council appoint Council Member Lisa M. Gillmor to fill the vacancy in the Office of Mayor of the City of Santa Clara for the partial term ending November 2018.  The City Clerk administered the Oath of Office to newly appointed Mayor Gillmor and photographs were taken.  The Mayor expressed her appreciation to the Council for the unanimous appointment.

 

 

            There being no further business, MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried, to adjourn the meeting at 7:28 pm.  The next regular scheduled meeting is on Tuesday evening, February 23, 2016 in the City Hall Council Chambers.

 

 

 

 ATTEST:  _________________________

                      City Clerk/Secretary/Clerk

 

 

 

 

APPROVE: ________________________

                     Mayor/Chairperson