Longtime San Jacinto Councilmember Alonso Ledezma took the mayor’s gavel for the new year after three elected council members took their oath of office Tuesday, Dec. 15, during their regular council meeting.
The newest city council then following discussion approved the $800,000 purchase of a new Type 1 Fire Engine to be manned at Station 25 by a full crew enhancing the residential and commercial fire and emergency services in the downtown and surrounding areas.
Ledezma who has served on the city council for several terms was named to be the city’s mayor for 2021 taking over for Andrew Kotyuk who is leaving the council after 10 years of service. Crystal Ruiz was nominated and won the post of Mayor Pro Tem for the year as well.
Taking their oath of office from Sherry Norton, in