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Ronit Bryant is new mayor of Mountain View

Original post made on Jan 6, 2010

In keeping with city tradition, the council on Tuesday evening unanimously selected council member Ronit Bryant to be the new mayor of Mountain View in 2010.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, January 6, 2010, 11:23 AM

Comments (16)

Posted by happy, a resident of another community
on Jan 6, 2010 at 1:19 pm

YAY!! I really hope Mountain View changes for the better with the new mayor. We really need to clean this city up and make it beautiful again! I hope the new mayor lives up to her promises and really makes Mt. View a safer city. =)

I'm excited!!!

Posted by jane, a resident of North Whisman
on Jan 6, 2010 at 2:34 pm

Congratulations to Ronit and to Mountain View. I know Ronit will be a great mayor!

Posted by Bradleigh, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 6, 2010 at 2:34 pm

Beautiful again?? Mt. View already is a beautiful City!!!

Posted by Community Committee Member, a resident of Cuernavaca
on Jan 6, 2010 at 3:10 pm

Congratulations to MS. Bryant, and the City of Mountain View. Looking forward to working with the new mayor.

Posted by Tom, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 6, 2010 at 4:52 pm

Congratulations Mayor Bryant, fellow Old Mountain View resident!

Posted by Honor Spitz, a resident of Shoreline West
on Jan 6, 2010 at 7:26 pm

Congratulations to Ronit!! And Congratulations to Mtn. View!! We're fortunate to have such capable and energetic people willing to work for the City in so many ways.

Posted by jessica, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 7, 2010 at 9:20 am

Congrats to Mrs. Ronit! Thank you also to the former Mayor!!

Posted by Heidi, a resident of Shoreline West
on Jan 7, 2010 at 1:44 pm

What on earth is that first comment referring to?
Mountain View IS beautiful!
Congratulations Ronit and thank you for the wonderful job Margaret!

Posted by EchoHeidi, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jan 7, 2010 at 2:53 pm

I echo Heidi's comment. What on earth is the first comment talking about? Mt. View is a beautiful city!!

Posted by Clyde, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:41 pm

First item of business, fire the three retirees double dipping salaries at $100+ an hour. Then I'll be impressed.

Posted by Michael, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:43 pm

Sof-sof, rosh ha-ir shel Mountain View sheh medaberet ivrit. Azeh yofi!
(Trans: Finally, a mayor of Mountain View who speaks Hebrew. Great!)

Posted by Ned, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 7, 2010 at 5:09 pm

And your point is what, Michael? Any one else is inferior? On face value, such a comment comes off as racist?

Posted by Clark, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jan 7, 2010 at 5:43 pm

Agreed. What does her speaking Hebrew have to do with her becoming mayor?

Posted by phm, a resident of The Crossings
on Jan 7, 2010 at 6:11 pm

Congrats to Ronit. You've been a great supervisor and you'll be a great mayor. With the state and city budgets what they are, I'm glad we have such intelligent people in public service.

(PS to Ned and Clark - a sense of humor please?)

Posted by Gary, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 8, 2010 at 10:24 am

Your point Michael?
(Trans: Finally, a mayor of Mountain View who speaks German. Great!)

Posted by Lorna, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 14, 2010 at 2:16 pm

I did not realize that a second language (Hebrew, Spanish or otherwise) was a new requirement for our mayors!

My expectations for any MV leader is honesty, initiative and accountability. I congratulate our new mayor and hope she will serve us well.

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