Wilmington’s city leaders were sworn in during Thursday night’s council meeting.
New Wilmington City Council Member Kristi Fickert is sworn in to office for her term beginning Jan. 1 by her uncle, Clinton County Sheriff Ralph D. Fizer Jr., during Thursday night’s council meeting before a packed house as her husband and sons look on.
Wilmington Mayor John Stanforth, dressed in his finest Christmas duds, congratulates, from left, outgoing council members Joe Spicer and Lonnie Stuckert and President of Council Randy Riley.
Incoming President of Council Mark McKay is sworn in by the mayor as family members look on.
Mayor John Stanforth swears-in second-term council member Kelsey Swindler.
A packed city council chambers applauds the members of council sworn in Thursday night.
Council member Bill Liermann takes the oath from Mayor Stanforth.
City council newcomer Tyler Williams is sworn in by Mayor John Stanforth.
New council member Michael Allbright takes the oath of office.
Council member Matt Purkey takes the oath from the mayor.
City Treasurer Paul Fear takes the oath for another term of office.
Council member Jonathan McKay takes the oath for his next term.
County Commissioner Pat Haley congratulates both the incoming and outgoing city servants and discusses the excellent cooperation between the county and the city.
Council-member elect Kristi Fickert and family await her swearing-in ceremony.