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Mayor Paul Sandhu


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Vice Mayor Paul Sandu has called Galt home for more than 25 years. A native from India, he was an employee of the US Postal Service for 25 years before retiring to run a local Best Western with his wife, Amy Sandhu. Before running for a seat on the Galt City Council in 2018, he served on the Planning Commission.

First elected: 2018

Day job: Small business owner, retired USPS employee

Council assignments: Public Safety Committee, Sacramento Transportation Authority, Cosumnes Community Services District, South Sacramento Conservation Agency 

Notable quotes:
“I approach the schools, I approach every nonprofit and ask them what they want, and be available and be flexible to communicate. And that’s the way I was the last four years, but I will keep the same thing in the next four years or more.” (Source: Galt Herald, Sept. 14, 2022)

“I bring a unique perspective to Council with my management background in both business and government, as well as Planning. I look forward to working with the citizens of Galt and the city and improving our quality of life and moving forward in a positive direction.” (Source: Galt’s city website)

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Three years after his first term as mayor, Paul Sandhu will one again lead Galt City Council. At its Dec. 5 meeting, Council chose Sandhu and Rich Lozano to serve as mayor and vice mayor in the coming year.

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Galt Vice Mayor Paul Sandhu, is seeking reelection to City Council, tells the Galt Herald that he wants to focus on public safety, fiscal responsibility and quality of life if elected for a second term.
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