St. Johns City Commission welcomes newly elected commissioners

The City of St. Johns welcomes newest City Commissioners Mayor, Roberta Cocco and Vice Mayor,...
The City of St. Johns welcomes newest City Commissioners Mayor, Roberta Cocco and Vice Mayor, Scott Dzurka.(City of St. Johns Facebook)
Published: Dec. 1, 2022 at 12:37 PM EST
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ST. JOHNS, Mich. (WILX) - Newly elected commissioners Roberta Cocco and Scott Dzurka will serve as mayor and vice mayor. The two were welcomed into their new positions at the City of St. Johns Commission’s biennial reorganization meeting held on Monday at 6 p.m.

Four candidates competed for the two open commission seats in November, with Cocco and Dzurka successfully securing the seats. Cocco and Dzunka succeed outgoing commissioners Bob Craig and Tammy Kirschenbauer.

Mayor Cocco and Vice Mayor Dzurka will be responsible for presiding over meetings, representing intergovernmental affairs, facilitating communication, appointing citizens to boards, and guiding the commission in goal setting and policy decisions.

City Clerk Mindy Seavey administered oaths of office to Cocco and Dzurka, who join Brad Gurski, Eric Hufnag,el and Jean Ruestman, elected to serve on the five-member commission as the community’s legislative and policy-making body.

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