Mayor Pro Tem Stacy Berry submitted a letter of resignation to the City Council on June 28, notifying the City Council that she will resign her position effective July 5, 2021 for personal reasons.
Berry was first elected to the City Council in November 2014 and re-elected in November 2018, her City Council colleagues selected her to serve as Mayor from December 2018 to December 2019.
“I would like to thank Mayor Pro Tem Berry for her years of dedicated service on behalf of Cypress,” said Mayor Jon Peat. “We wish her the best in her new endeavors.”
The Cypress City Council will discuss options to fill the vacant City Council seat at its July 12, 2021 meeting. The Cypress City Charter allows the City Council to appoint a replacement or hold a special election. The City Council must decide how to fill the seat within 60 days of it becoming vacant. In either case, the new Council Member will complete the term of office which ends in November 2022.