On Monday August 21, the Tehachapi City Council appointed Jeanette Pauer to fill the open council seat for the remainder of its term.
Pauer will serve the remainder of the district 2 council seat term vacated by Keith Sakewitz on June 26, 2023. Councilmember Pauer brings experience from her most recent position as President of the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce, she was also a local realtor and a long time resident of the community having served on the Tehachapi Arts Commission for the last year and is an active member of the Rotary Club of Tehachapi.
Following the nomination and appointment process Pauer was sworn in by City Clerk Victoria Marsh and then joined the council for her first meeting.
There were two applicants for the council position, both spoke to the council and audience at the beginning of the meeting.