At the annual Westlake Village City Council reorganization meeting Dec. 6, Brad Halpern closed out his first term as mayor by voting with the rest of the council to elect Mark Rutherford as the new leader of the city. It will be Rutherford’s fifth term as mayor of Westlake Village. Ned Davis was elected to serve as mayor pro-tem.
“It’s always an honor to be elected mayor, and I mean that sincerely no matter how many times it’s happened,” Rutherford said.
“Often when a mayor g...