Paul Krekorian Assumes City Council Office

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LOS ANGELES – Paul Krekorian officially assumed office in the Los Angeles City Council Tuesday, becoming the first Armenian-American member elected to that body in the City’s history. Krekorian’s 14 percent margin of victory on December 8, certified by the council January 5.

Paul Kekorian being sworn in by

Paul Krekorian being sworn in by City Clerk June Lamay. Photo: Courtesy City of Los Angeles

“This city faces tremendous challenges right now, and I’m eager to get to work in starting to address them.” Krekorian said. “I’m confident that with the continuing engagement of the public in demanding positive change, we can weather the current storms and get this city back on the road to greatness.”

City Clerk June Lagmay administered the administrative oath of office on Tuesday evening. On January 17, Councilmember Krekorian will host a public ceremony at Van Nuys City Hall so that the people of the Valley can participate in Krekorian’s inauguration. Hundreds of community leaders, neighborhood activists and local officials are expected to attend.

CD2 includes parts of the Hollywood Hills, Lake View Terrace, La Tuna Canyon, North Hollywood, Shadow Hills, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Sunland, Sun Valley, Tujunga, Valley Village, Valley Glen, Van Nuys and Verdugo Hills.

Paul Krekorian’s website is http://cd2.lacity.org and you can follow him on Twitter (@PaulKrekorian) and on Facebook.

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  • L.R. Wehrli

    With the good experiences I’ve had with Paul and his well-trained staff, while serving on the board of the Great Valley Glen Council, I’m looking forward to his continued service to our community.

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