Today, at 4:30 p.m., Max was announced as the elected Mayor of idyllwild and was duly sworn into office. His Vice Mayor will be Hogan.
Don Robertson, the Mayor of Banning, attended the ceremony and announced that he and Max would be working together for the Pass and the Hill welfare.
Janice Murkasko said ARF raised more than $30,000 during the campaign and election, but their annual budget approaches $40,000.
Editor’s note: A more detailed story will be published in this week’s paper.