Tom Tait Sounds Gavel One Final Time as Anaheim Mayor
In a largely ceremonial city council meeting, Tom Tait took his place as Anaheim’s mayor in the middle on Tuesday afternoon for the last time. The only official business of the day stood in certifying the results of the November election before incoming council members took an oath of office across the way at the River Arena Church. Before getting to that, the often acrimonious banter between opposing council members that came to define meetings in the past few years gave way to a civil farewell.
“We always haven’t agreed and our debate has often been vigorous but that’s what a democracy is about,” Tait told councilwoman Kris Murray. “Those debates have been invigorating to me.”
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