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Swearing-in ceremony scheduled for newly elected Gainesville mayor, city commissioners
December 28, 2022
Press release from City of Gainesville
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The swearing-in ceremony for Gainesville Mayor-elect Harvey Ward and Commissioners-elect Ed Book, Bryan Eastman, and Casey Willits is scheduled for the morning of the first Gainesville City Commission meeting of 2023.
When: 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 5
Where: The Historic Thomas Center Gardens, 302 NE 6th Ave.
The Honorable Denise R. Ferrero will administer the oath of office to Mayor-elect Ward. The Honorable Walter M. Green will swear in Commissioner-elect Book. The Honorable Gloria R. Walker will administer the oath to Commissioner-elect Eastman and Commissioner-elect Willits.
Members of the commission are elected to 4-year terms. In runoff contests during the Nov. 8 General Election, voters throughout the City’s four districts elected Harvey Ward; voters in District 2 elected Ed Book; and voters in District 3 elected Casey Willits. Bryan Eastman was elected by a majority of voters in District 4 during the Aug. 23 Primary Election.
The swearing-in ceremony is open to the public and will be recorded; the video will be made available on the City’s website and archived online.
The Gainesville City Commission meeting is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. at City Hall (instead of its regular start time) and will be broadcast on Community 12TV. It also will be livestreamed on Facebook and the City’s website and archived online.
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