The Folsom City Council unanimously selected Steve Miklos as mayor and Jeff Starsky as vice mayor at the Dec. 8 City Council meeting. The one-year terms are effective immediately.
“I am honored that my fellow Councilmembers have selected me for my tenth term as mayor,” said Miklos. “The upcoming year will bring new businesses, projects, programs, parks and trails to Folsom, as well as the return of the Amgen Tour of California. I look forward to serving as Folsom’s mayor at this exciting time for our city.”
Miklos has served on the Folsom City Council since 1994, including nine terms as mayor and five terms as vice mayor. He is a director and former chair of the Sacramento Area Council of Governments and vice president of the Association of California Cities Aligned with Public Safety.
He has also served as chair of the Local Agency Formation Commission, the Sacramento Transportation Authority, the Folsom El Dorado County JPA and the Capital Southeast Connector JPA. He is chair of the Folsom Economic Development Corporation.
Miklos is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and started Bentley Mortgage and Real Estate Services in Folsom in 1987. He is a retired paramedic/firefighter.
Starsky has served on the City Council since 2000, including two terms as mayor. He has represented Folsom on the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District for 15 years and served two years as the board's chairman.
He also serves as the City’s representative on the Capital Southeast Connector JPA and served as chairman in 2011. Starsky also sits as the City’s representative on the Sacramento County Criminal Justice Cabinet, a multi-jurisdictional forum dealing with law enforcement issues.
Starsky is an attorney and has practiced corporate law and litigation for more than 25 years.
For more information about the Folsom City Council, visit www.folsom.ca.us.