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City of Sanibel selects Richard Johnson as mayor

Mike Miller is new Vice Mayor
Mayor Richard Johnson
Posted at 9:34 AM, Mar 21, 2023

SANIBEL, Fla. — Richard Johnson is the new Mayor of the City of Sanibel.

Richard Johnson

Johnson was first elected to Sanibel City Council in March 2019.

He was unanimously approved by the council Tuesday morning.

Johnson takes over for Holly Smith.

Smith has served as the Mayor of Sanibel since March 16, 2021.

Prior to being selected by the Sanibel City Council as Mayor, she served as the City’s Vice Mayor from December 1, 2020, to March 15, 2021. Mayor Smith has been a member of the City Council since December 2017 when she was selected to fill a vacant seat.

She was subsequently elected to a four-year term in March 2018.

Mike Miller was elected Vice Mayor.

Mike Miller

Mike Miller was elected to Sanibel City Council on March 2, 2021.

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