Sho Tay Appointed Mayor of Arcadia
June 6, 2018 – At the June 5, 2018 City Council meeting, the Arcadia City Council unanimously selected Council Member Sho Tay as Mayor of Arcadia for the upcoming year. Also, the City Council chose Council Member April Verlato as Mayor Pro-Tem by a 5-0 vote as well.
“I am honored to serve the City of Arcadia as its next Mayor,” said Mayor Tay. “I have a deep affection and appreciation for this community, and I’m looking forward to continuing the efforts previous mayors and City Councils have done to keep Arcadia great. We have a lot of important work to do.”
Council Member Verlato will serve as Mayor Pro Tem during the coming year, and will be asked to fill in during a mayor’s absence. “I would like to thank the City Council for their confidence in selecting me as Mayor Pro Tem. Arcadia is a great place to live, work, and raise a family, and I’m proud to be able to serve our diverse community,” said Mayor Pro Tem Verlato.
The City Council will be interviewing community members for the City’s various Boards and Commissions at a special meeting on June 14, 2018, and will make appointments at the next regularly scheduled meeting on June 19, 2018. Included is the newly-formed Citizen’s Financial Advisory Committee that will provide recommendations to the City Council for cost containment strategies and/or potential revenue enhancements in order to address the City’s financial challenges.