Honorary Mayors of Borrego Springs
Springs is an unincorporated community in the county of San Diego and
therefore has no city council. Every year the Borrego Springs
Chamber of Commerce calls for the nomination of an Honorary Mayor.
The nominee receiving the most nomination letters and meeting
certain criteria is selected Honorary Mayor for a year. Candidates
should have been residents of Borrego Springs for at least ten
years, be full-time residents and contributed to the local quality
Carrillo also served as Park Commissioner at one time.
Gale Gordon also served as President of the Chamber of Commerce.
As Honorary Mayor, Gale
Gordon, star of television’s
“The Lucy Show", declared June 24, 1964, a holiday in Borrego
Springs to mark completion of the Montezuma Valley Road.
served for several years as the
General Manager of La Casa del
Zorro. In 2005 she was honored
by the Chamber for her outstanding volunteer service to the
 Long-time resident Virginia
Demarais was Borrego Springs' unofficial historian.
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