At the Dec. 5 Concord City Council meeting, outgoing Mayor Laura Hoffmeister turned over the gavel to Vice Mayor Edi Birsan after he was selected by fellow councilmembers as the City’s mayor for 2024.
Councilmember Carlyn Obringer was selected to serve as vice mayor for the year ahead. Birsan, Obringer, and Councilmembers Dominic Aliano and Laura Nakamura thanked Hoffmeister for her service as mayor.
Birsan was first elected to the City Council in November 2012 and subsequently re-elected in 2016 and 2020. He served as Vice Mayor in 2017 and 2023, and as Mayor in 2018.
Obringer was first elected to the Concord City Council in November 2016, and was re-elected in 2020. She served as Vice Mayor in 2018 and as Mayor in 2019.