PITTSBURG -- Nancy Parent was sworn in as the city's new mayor for 2013 at a council meeting Monday night.

In Pittsburg, the posts of mayor and vice mayor are rotated on a yearly basis among the city's five elected council members.

This is the fifth time that Parent has served as mayor. Council member Sal Evola was sworn in as vice mayor.

Council members Will Casey and Ben Johnson, who won re-election to their seats in November, were sworn in to new four-year terms. Johnson served as mayor in 2012, while Parent served as vice mayor.

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