Three incumbents, new face elected in Westlake Village, Agoura Hills

first_imgEdelston, who was elected to the council four years ago, said he believes the five-member council works well together and has been able to accomplish its goals, including a new park, two major bridge construction projects aimed at improving traffic conditions, and the restoration of the Community Emergency Response Team program.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Westlake Village residents elected one new City Council member and returned an incumbent, while two incumbents appeared retained their seats on the Agoura Hills City Council, according to a final tally early Wednesday. Incumbent Philippa Klessig, a businesswoman, and Ned Davis, a businessman, won election in Westlake after all precincts were counted. “Four years isn’t enough time to get things done,” Klessig said before the election. “There’s more on my to-do list. I want to make sure what I’ve done keeps rolling.” Jim Bruno, who was elected to the Westlake Village council in 2003, did not seek re-election, opening the seat for Davis. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre Davis said his years of community involvement and leadership, set him apart from the other candidates. “I have a lot of experience and time committed already in the things that are important in Westlake Village,” he said. “I wanted to step it up to a level that I have now where I can take on a job on the City Council. The others … don’t have that demonstrated, relevant experience at all.” Challengers Carol Kirschbaum, a retired risk manager and Theodore Corwin, a physician, finished third and forth respectively. In Agoura Hills, incumbents John Edelston, a health-care executive, and Los Angeles County public defender Dan Kuperberg defeated challengers Michael Forney, a businessman, and George Thomas, a newspaper publisher. Kuperberg, who’s been on the council 12 years, said he was looking forward to another term to take on new challenges, like the construction of a recreation center and the development of Agoura Village, a mixed-use project planned along Agoura Road and designed to be the city’s central hub. last_img read more