On March 6, 2012 The Los Angeles Times newspaper reported that Jeff Prang, the mayor pro tempore of West Hollywood, will be sworn in as mayor of the city in April 2012. Prang, 49, was elected to the council in March 1997, he have serve as mayor for the fourth time. On April 16 he will replace John Duran as mayor, and Duran will remain on the council.
Prang born in Detroit in 1962 and raised in Warren, Michigan, Mayor-elect Prang is a graduate of James Madison College at Michigan State University with a B.A. in International Relations. In 2004 he completed the Program for Senior Executives in Local and State Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He played the trombone in the St. Claire Shores Symphony Orchestra and the Michigan State Marching Band
Councilwoman Abbe Land will become mayor pro tem. Land, 56, was first elected to the council in 1986 and has served as mayor four times.
Land, a resident of West Hollywood since 1979, Councilmember Abbe Land has played an instrumental role in West Hollywood since its inception, where she was part of the successful campaign to make West Hollywood an independent city in 1984.
The other City of West Hollywood council members are John J. Duran, John D’Amico and John Heilman.
You can read more about Los Angeles Times story at http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/03/west-hollywood-names-new-mayor.html
Editor’s Note: Congratulations to them again, but the City of West Hollywood really needs new leadership, most of these people have been running the city but not too much changes or action have been taken to make the city safe and better for visitors and businesses.