New Water Rates

Mayor Patterson clarifies the situation surrounding Benicia's new water rates. If you are conserving water, your bill could actually go down.

Benicia's Roads

Mayor Patterson outlines the funding issues behind bad roads and her actions to address the problem.

Congressman John Garamendi

Congressman John Garamendi thanks Mayor Elizabeth Patterson of Benicia for her leadership.

Long and Short Term Goals for Benicia

Mayor Patterson's response to the Chamber's question to candidates about Long and Short term goals during the Benicia Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum, September 13, 2016

How to sustain full service city

Mayor Patterson's response to the Chamber's question to candidates about how to sustain the City's full service status. It was asked during the Benicia Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum, September 13, 2016

Mayor Elizabeth Patterson interveiw on KPFA
Elizabeth and Ethan on Andrés’ show on KPFA

Follow this link to hear Mayor Patterson's interview on KPFA. This is a very informative interview on many of the important issues facing Benicians today.

Candidacy Announcement

Mayor Elizabeth Patterson announced her candidacy to run for re-election as Mayor of Benicia, California. This short clip introduces her reasons for running: Insure Benicia Thrives!

Steve Young and Kari Birdseye

Mayor Patterson, Benicia, California, endorsed Steve Young's candidacy for City Council. She also highlighted potential candidate Kari Birdseye.

Benicia's achievements

This short excerpt of Mayor Patterson's announcement of her candidacy for re-election celebrates Benicia's achievements.

Celebrating SolTrans

Mayor Patterson serves as the Vice-Chair for the SolTrans Board of Directors. This video is an excerpt from a SolTrans video

Endorsed by Tom Torlakson

On April 30th, 2016 Elizabeth Patterson announced her candidacy for re-election as Mayor of Benicia. California State Superintendent for Public Instruction introduced Elizabeth and supported her re-election candidacy.

Supporting Public Art

Mayor Patterson is a strong advocate for the collaboration of the Community Sustainability Commission and the Arts and Cultural Commission's efforts to support public art celebrating Benicia's sustainability. One result of a CSC grant was the Arts Commission's work inviting four renowned Benicia artists to develop stunning art montage for Benicia's Community Center.

Seeno Development

In the February 2016 Benicia City Council meeting, Mayor Patterson addressed the need for smart development for the City. The history of Benicia's general plan, consultants' advice, and public opinion is compared to the development plan being presented.

Another Endorsement

Delaine Eastin endorses Elizabeth Patterson for re-election as Mayor of Benicia. In Delaine's words, Elizabeth has intelligence and the courage to do what is right for Benicia.

Mayor Elizabeth Endorses Steve Young

Mayor Elizabeth Patterson endorses Steve Young in this video.

While talking about Steve Young's excellent qualities at a casual backyard get-together, Mayor Elizabeth Patterson concisely frames issues important to our city and qualities needed in our city council members and our city staff.

League of Women Voters' Forum

On September 29th, 2016 Mayor Elizabeth Patterson addressed the League of Women Voters Candidates' Forum in Benicia, California.