Councilman Art Payan, 47, was named mayor for the second time by a unanimous vote of the City Council at its Monday meeting.
Payan also served a year as mayor in 1980. He was first elected to the council in 1978 and is serving his second council term. He replaces William Nighswonger as mayor.
Councilman William Molinari, 45, was named mayor pro tem. He was elected to the council in 1982.
Both will serve one year in the mayoral posts.