It was standing room only at the Desert Hot Springs City Council when it met at the Carl May Center on December 2, 2013.
Outgoing mayor Yvonne Parks presented certificates of recognition to the DHSHS Golden Eagles award winning band under the direction of Dr Brian McDaniel, Dot Reed, George Fisher and Bill Cook.
The other council members recognized Ms Parks for her six years of service as mayor 2007-2013, then council members Scott Matas, Jan Pye and Joe McKee and mayor elect Adam Sanchez, Sr. were sworn in.
Adam Sanchez holds up certificate of election
Joe McKee holds up certificate of election
Scott Matas receives certificate of election from city clerk Jeryl Soriano
Jerryl Soriano city clerk gives Jan Pye certificate of election
2012 Holiday Parade Queen
Giselle Lopez receives 2013 Holiday Court sash
Heather Coladonato Chamber of Commerce CEO and President photographs proceedings
Elliana Villa 2013 Holiday Parade Queen
Jennifer Braun Christensen gives holiday parade report
Mayor Yvonne Parks gives certificate of recognition to Dot Reed
Outgoing mayor Yvonne Parks gets a hug from councilman Scott Matas
Dr Brian McDaniel band leader of award winning Golden Eagles from DHSHS
Joe McKee is sworn in as councilman by city clerk Jerryl Soriano
Mayor Adam Sanchez and Pastor Jerrold Pope
Mayor Parks gives certificates of appreciation to representatives of the Award winning Golden Eagle Band