By HANNAH BEAUSANG
Belvedere's newest Citizen of the Year, John Telischak, has deep roots in the city.
The 70-year-old has lived in Belvedere for 32 years, giving back through his involvement in local government, boards and committees, along with various other peninsula organizations. But he says he didn't do it for the recognition — he just loves helping the community.
Telischak, who sat on the City Council for eight years, twice serving one-year terms as mayor before retiring from the council in 2012, will be honored at Belvedere's 36th annual Town Hall meeting, which starts at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Belvedere Community Center at City Hall, 450 San Rafael Ave.
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