Press Release: Newly Elected Berkeley Mayor to give inaugural address to council meeting on Thursday at 5:30

From Stefan Elgstrand
Wednesday December 07, 2016 - 10:34:00 AM

Newly sworn in Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín will provide an inaugural address to the City of Berkeley at his first Council meeting as Mayor. Arreguín is expected to discuss critical issues facing the city, including homelessness and affordable housing, while providing a message of hope and resiliency in response to the outcome of the national election.  


WHEN: Thursday, December 8, 2016 

5:30 p.m. 


WHERE: Old City Hall – Council Chambers, 2nd Floor 

2134 Martin Luther King Jr Way 

Berkeley, CA 94704 


WHAT: Inauguration of Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín and the new City Council 


WHO: Mayor Jesse Arreguín 

Berkeley City Councilmembers  






Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín was elected mayor on November 8, 2016 and is the city’s first Latino mayor. The mayor formerly served as a member of the Berkeley City Council, where he represented District 4. Prior to serving as a councilmember, Mayor Arreguín was a member of the City’s Zoning Adjustments Board, the Housing Advisory Commission, and an elected member of the Rent Stabilization Board, which he chaired. He earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.