On Thursday December 6, 2012, the City held its City Council Reorganization Ceremony. Mayor Roger Brossmer welcomed the several hundred in attendance. Mayor Pro Tem Gafin gave a heart felt retiring speech after more than 20 years of service to the City while serving on the Downey City Council and prior to that, on the City’s Planning Commission. Newly elected Council Member Alex Saab was given his Oath of Office and took his seat on the dais. Re-elected City Council Members Roger Brossmer and Luis Marquez were also given their Oaths of Office. To learn more about your Downey City Council, please click here.