Councilmembers are elected to four-year terms and elections are staggered in order to maintain continuity. The Mayor serves a four-year term and is responsible for, among other things, appointing members of the public to the many boards and commissions that advise the council and help shape public policy.
The highest vote getter among councilmember candidates in the most recent election is given the title and honor of being the Vice Mayor.
Advanced Mortgage Services 615 1st St, Benicia, CA94510 For 17 years, Advanced Mortgage Services proprietor/owner Alan Schwartzman has been offering mortgage services and…More providing financial advice in Benicia, a town where he has been elected vice-mayor twice since 2005. Since 2002, Mr. Schwartzman has done business from this remodeled historic building whose interior is decorated with large photographs of wild animals and sponsorship plaques of youth sports teams. He says his customer service philosophy is to "put the client first and strive for fairness."