Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2016. He wants to pursue other interest an activities.
“I have accomplished a number of positive things as the mayor Hollywood and I want to do other things,” said Bober.
He is proud that during his time in office a number of financial reforms and pension reforms took place. He is pleased that a number of new parks have been built in Hollywood and that there is more decorum at commission meetings. Bober is an attorney and plans to spend more time with his family.
Today, Sen. Eleanor Sobel (D) issued the following statement regarding the news that the post for Mayor of Hollywood will be open in 2016:
“I have been receiving a number of inquiries about this seat. Given my love for Hollywood, my years of service to this community and the fact that I am term-limited from the State Senate, I certainly understand the inquiries. However, given my work as a Chair of a vital Senate committee and the critical nature of the upcoming special session, I am forestalling any decision until after the legislative session is completed in March,” said Sobel.