Byline: The Log Staff
NEWPORT BEACH — Newport Beach mayor pro tem Nancy Gardner was appointed by fellow city council members as the new mayor of Newport Beach, Dec. 13.
Gardner, 69, is a Newport Beach native who sits in on Newport Beach Harbor Commission meetings and acts as the go-between for the commission and the city council on harbor-related issues. Gardner was voted to the city council in 2006 as a representative for the Corona del Mar district, and she is the first Corona del Mar resident to be elected mayor since 1999.
Councilman Keith Curry was elected as mayor pro tem following the election of Gardner.