Stephen Gawron (right), the newly appointed mayor of Muskegon, with city manager Bryon Mazade (left).
MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) -- Members of the Muskegon city commission Monday selected one of their own to be the next mayor.
Stephen Gawron, who was serving as vice mayor and as an at-large member of the commission, was unanimously appointed to the vacant position of mayor at the commission's work session Monday night.
Gawron takes over for Steve Warmington, who resigned at the end of June after ten years as mayor.
Gawron's full-time job is with the state. The position as Muskegon mayor is a part-time job.
According to his biography on the city website, Gawron is also a founding member and president of the Nims Neighborhood Association and a board member of the Neighborhood Investment Corporation.
The commission must now appoint someone to serve out Gawron's term as an at-large member.