Concord, California – Outgoing Mayor Tim McGallian passed the gavel over to Vice Mayor Dominic Aliano during the Dec. 7 Concord City Council meeting after he was voted as the city’s mayor for 2022 by fellow councilmembers. Laura Hoffmeister, a councilmember, has been named vice mayor for the upcoming year.
McGallian was recognized for his service as mayor by Aliano, Hoffmeister, and Councilmembers Edi Birsan and Carlyn Obringer.
Aliano is proud to be a Concord native who was born, raised and educated there. He went to St. Agnes School and De La Salle High School before attending Whitworth University and earning a bachelor’s degree in political science.
Hoffmeister was elected to the Concord City Council for the first time in 1997 and has since been re-elected five times. She was Mayor in 2001, 2005, 2009, 2011, and 2016-2017.