Westlake’s Brad Halpern becomes first-time mayor

McSweeney’s term ends

Sue McSweeney
The Westlake Village City Council named Brad Halpern as the new mayor and Mark Rutherford mayor pro tem during an annual government reorganization meeting Nov. 16 at city hall.
Halpern, who joined the council in 2013, replaces Sue McSweeney at the city’s helm. It will be his first time serving as mayor. Rutherford joined the City Council in 1994. The pair took their oath of office in front of Judge H. Jay Ford.
The mayor and mayor pro tem rotate each year.
Council members and othe...

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