City hosts first virtual swearing-in ceremony for elected officials


The City of Gainesville has scheduled its first virtual swearing-in ceremony at noon Thursday, May 21 for three commissioners who were elected in March.

District 3 Commissioner David Arreola and District 2 Commissioner Harvey Ward were reelected each to a second term; Reina Saco was elected to a first term to serve at-large in the seat vacated by Commissioner Helen Warren, who was term-limited.

 The swearing-in ceremony will be live streamed on the city’s Facebook page and website, and broadcast live on Cox Cable Channel 12.