PLANT CITY Veteran Commissioner Rick Lott was selected Monday as the city’s new mayor.
Lott’s fellow commissioners voted unanimously to appoint him for a one-year term. The five city commissioners select a mayor each June from their own ranks.
Lott, 53, served as mayor three terms, 2007-2009. He said he was looking forward to another opportunity to serve in the role for a fourth term.
“I promise to do my best and work my hardest,” he said.
Lott owns a number of businesses, including Zymphony Office Solutions, Oracle Home Health and BRG Insurance. He and his wife Di have four childnen, Trent, 20, Ericka, 18, Chase, 16 and Rex, 13.