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Councilwoman Megan Kerr

Megan Kerr was sworn into office on Tuesday, December 20, 2022. Her life has been devoted to civic improvement. A highly respected leader, Megan was an active volunteer and community advocate before winning a seat on the Long Beach Unified School District in 2014. Having served two terms on the School Board, she now looks forward to continuing to bring her leadership, her work ethic, and her passion for public service to the critical work of shaping a strong, sustainable future for Long Beach.

No one better understands the interests and priorities that impact community health, public safety and the quality of life in the 5th District than Megan. She’s been part of this community her entire life. Born and raised in Bixby Knolls, she attended St. Anthony High School and Long Beach City College before receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Cal Poly Pomona.

Megan leads with integrity, with vision, and with compassion. She knows that people and ideas are a powerful force. As she has done throughout her life, Megan will work hard every day to ensure that this community she knows and loves will thrive and prosper for many years to come.

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Your Guide to the 5th District Brochure_Pg 2
Check out our new and improved brochure! This is a quick reference guide containing important City service contact numbers and resources for 5th District residents....
Hispanic Heritage Month 2023
Join Long Beach City Council we celebrate Long Beach Hispanic Heritage Month! Event hosted by Councilwoman Mary Zendejas and Couniclman Roberto Uranga. On Tuesday, September 19 from 3:30pm-5pm at Civic Center Plaza (411 W. Ocean Blvd) we'll be having a celebration with music and performances. Aguas frescas has also been sponsored by the Long Beach Latino Employees Organization.
Community Concert 8.18.23_Flyer_Final
Save the date, our first Community Concert will be on Friday, August 18, 2023 at 5pm. Discover LBCC and all the services the City and College have to offer! This free event will have a food truck, a beer garden, and fun family games! 
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Press Releases

It is with great excitement that Councilwoman Megan Kerr announces the appointment of Robert Allarte to serve as Chief of Staff beginning Monday, March 20, 2023.
Long Beach, CA – The newly elected officials for the City of Long Beach will be sworn in at an Inauguration Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Terrace Theater. The public is invited to attend the ceremony in person or watch it via livestream on the City’s social pages.
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