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22/12/2017: DALY CITY COUNCIL REORGANIZES; FILAM JUSLYN MANALO IS NEW MAYOR OF DALY CITY

The special meeting of Daly City’s Council Reorganization took place at the City Hall Council Chamber of Daly City on Monday, 11 December 2017.

In his last acts as Mayor, the Honorable Glenn Sylvester presented awards to a few members of the Filipino-American Community, including Sonia Reyes as Mayor’s Citizen of the Year, and Janelle Cansino Feraro as Mayor’s Youth of the Year.  In his final remarks, Mayor Silvester vowed to work for transparency in Daly City Council’s transactions, to foster understanding and cooperation among the residents of Daly City.

Consul General Henry S. Bensurto, Jr. congratulates Filipina-American Ms. Sonia Reyes for being recognized as Mayor’s Citizen of the Year of Daly City.

Consul General Bensurto congratulates Janelle Feraro for being awared Mayor’s Youth of the Year

The final part of the program was the reorganization of the City Council.  Three of the five council members were present for the election, namely Mayor Glenn Sylvestor, Vice Mayor Jusly Manalo, and Councilmember Raymond Buenaventura.  Filipina-American Vice Mayor Manalo was elected Mayor, with Councilmember Buenaventura elected as Vice Mayor.

(Left to right) Daly City’s Vice Mayor Raymond Buenaventura, Mayor Juslyn Manalo and Council Member Glenn Sylvester

The event ended with the administration of the Oath of Office of both the Mayor and the Vice Mayor, with the promise of the Council Members.  In addressing her constituents for the first time as Mayor, Juslyn Manalo recalled growing up in Daly City, saying that she was honored and humbled to serve as the new Mayor. END