At the Carl May Center: DHS City Council Meeting February 5th

DHS City Council Comander Ken Peary poses with his wife and sister and friends

The Desert Hot Springs City Council met for its regular meeting in the Carl May Center on Tuesday evening, February 5, 2013. Presentations were made to yard beautification winners by Mayor Yvonne Parks, MSWD Board President Russ Martin, and George Fisher.

Police Chief Kate Singer recognized Ken Peary, who has been serving as a commander the past few months, making his rank official. His new badge was pinned on him by his wife and Deputy City Clerk Jerryl Soriano swore him in. Commander Perry recognized family members and other people to whom he expressed a debt of gratitude for bringing him to this point in his career

Jeff Bowman pulled five awards which the Living Waters Spa has received since 2006.

Marcia Kegel, advisor for a Washington D.C. trip group of high school students and several of the students appeared to describe their trip and solicit funds. One of the students performed some pushups outside the Carl May center in return for a donation to help with their trip. Those interested in contributing can contact Marcia at

More great photos of the event by Bruce Montgomery