Westlake City Council rejects Bruno as mayor

Move seen as retribution for Lowe

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers IN AND OUT—Sue McSweeney, above middle, is sworn in as mayor. Jim Bruno, below, was next in line, but was passed over.

Abandoning a longstanding tradition, the Westlake Village City Council passed over Mayor Pro Tem Jim Bruno and instead retained incumbent Sue McSweeney for a second oneyear term as mayor of the city. Councilmember Philippa Klessig was appointed to replace Bruno as mayor pro tem.
Last month, residents rejected the Measure...

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