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Colorado Springs Swearing-in set for April 16

Posted at 3:11 PM, Apr 12, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS – Mayor John Suthers and City Councilors Bill Murray, Tom Strand, and Wayne Williams will officially begin their terms in office next week.

The Swearing-in ceremony for the winners of the 2019 Municipal Election will take place on Tuesday, April 16 at 10 a.m.

Results of the April 2nd election were certified Friday, with a total of 98,384 ballots counted.

The ceremony will include remarks by elected officials, musical performances by the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale, The Voices of Triumph Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, and the Colorado Springs Conservatory. Olympic bronze medalist wrestler J’den Cox will sing the National Anthem.

The ceremony will be followed by a reception at the Pioneers Museum. The ceremony and reception are both open to the public. The ceremony will also be broadcast on the city’s Facebook page and will be recorded and played later on SpringsTV.

Vermijo Street will be closed from 8 a.m. — 11 a.m. for the ceremony. Drivers should use alternate routes, and parking in the area will be limited. City Garages will be open as normal.