CULVER CITY — The two newest members of the Culver City Council were sworn in to office April 30 and Thomas Small was voted mayor by his council colleagues as the council held its annual reorganization meeting.
Alex Fisch and Daniel Lee were elected to the City Council April 10. Fisch, an attorney and former planning commissioner, received 4,020, to lead the four-candidate field. Lee, a social worker and filmmaker, received 3,535 votes.
Albert Vera, a local businessman, was third with 3,264 votes and Marcus Tiggs was fourth with 2,289 votes.
Fisch and Lee replaced Mayor Jeffrey Cooper and Councilman Jim Clarke, who could not seek re-election because of the city’s term limits rules.
Cooper and Clarke were honored for their eight years of service to the city.
In addition to Small being chosen as mayor by his colleagues, Councilwoman Meghan Sahli-Wells was elected vice mayor.