City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # CM:071318
Nine City of Long Beach Elected Officials To Be Sworn In At Inauguration Ceremony
Kevin Lee
Public Affairs Officer, City Manager’s Office

Long Beach elected officials will be sworn in at an Inauguration Ceremony on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the Terrace Theater Plaza.

The nine officials include: 

  • Robert Garcia, Mayor
  • Charles Parkin, City Attorney
  • Laura L. Doud, City Auditor
  • Doug Haubert, City Prosecutor
  • Lena A. Gonzalez, Council District 1
  • Suzie Price, Council District 3
  • Stacy Mungo Flanigan, Council District 5
  • Roberto Uranga, Council District 7
  • Rex Allen Richardson, Jr., Council District 9

“The last four years have seen record progress for Long Beach and this team will continue to work together to move our city forward in economic development, housing and public safety,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.  

All nine officials were reelected to their respective offices. Over the last four years, Long Beach has seen significant economic progress, with billions being invested throughout the city. This year, Long Beach reached the lowest unemployment rate in history at just 4.1%, lowest murder rate, and average incomes are rising faster in Long Beach than most large cities in the United States.

A celebration with food, refreshments and music will immediately follow the Inauguration Ceremony on the Terrace Theater Plaza near the newly restored fountains.  

Please contact the Mayor’s Office with questions about the Ceremony or reception at 562-570-6801 or

About the City of Long Beach

Home to approximately 480,000 people, the multiple award-winning and innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. As a full-service charter city, Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly-rated school district, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, as well as many award-winning City departments such as Health, Parks, Recreation and Marine, Development Services and more. The City also has a highly-respected university and city college, two historic ranchos, five hospitals, five golf courses, 170 parks, miles of beaches, marinas, bike paths, and a Bike Share program.

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