Council Takes Oath of Office
The individuals who will serve the City of Amarillo on Amarillo City Council for the next two years took the oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony Tuesday, led by Amarillo Municipal Court Judge Laura Hamilton.
Following the approval of a resolution Tuesday canvassing the results of the May 4 election by the council, the council members (all incumbents serving their second term) are:
● Mayor Ginger Nelson.
● Place 1: Elaine Hays.
● Place 2: Freda Powell.
● Place 3: Eddy Sauer.
● Place 4: Howard Smith.
Powell was unanimously approved by the council as mayor pro tempore. Mayor pro tempore assumes the role of the mayor when the mayor is unavailable.