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Supervisor Mike Wasserman Swearing-in Ceremony Jan. 31

Wasserman to Outline 2011 Priorities at Ceremony
WHAT: Supervisor Mike Wasserman, District 1, will take the Oath of Office at a public swearing-in ceremony where he will outline his priorities for 2011. The Oath of Office will be administered by former Supervisor Don Gage.
WHO: Supervisor Mike Wasserman, Board of Supervisors
Don Gage, Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors
Larry Stone, Santa Clara County Assessor
Pat Dando, President and CEO, San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Bob Thomas, Pastor, Calvary Church of Los Gatos
WHEN: Monday, Jan., 31, 2011
5:30 p.m. - Registration
6:00 p.m. - Ceremony
6:30 p.m. - Refreshments
WHERE: Board Chambers, Santa Clara County Government Center
70 West Hedding Street, San Jose
(Free parking is available after 5:00 p.m. in the County Employee Parking Lot located on the corner of West Hedding and North 1st Streets.)

BACKGROUND:
In the November 2, 2010 Gubernatorial General Election, Mike Wasserman was elected to the office of Supervisor, First District, for a four-year term beginning January 1, 2011. At the Nov. 22, 2010, Board meeting, the Board of Supervisors appointed Wasserman to complete the vacant unexpired term of Supervisor Gage, effective December 7, 2010.

Wasserman represents District One which includes Almaden Valley, Santa Teresa, Blossom Valley, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Morgan Hill, San Martin, as well as the Mt. Hamilton Range and the Santa Cruz Mountains. The population of the District is over 330,000 and it encompasses 70 percent of the County's land area.

Wasserman served seven years on the Los Gatos Town Council, including two terms as Mayor. He was elected to the Los Gatos Town Council in 2002, and served as Vice Mayor in 2003 and Mayor in 2004. He was re-elected to the Town Council in 2006, and selected as Vice Mayor in 2007, and Mayor in 2008.

Media Contact: Gwendolyn Mitchell/Laurel Anderson, Office of Public Affairs (408) 299-5119; John Gibbs, Office of Supervisor Mike Wasserman, (408) 299-5010
Posted: January 27, 2011