New City Officials To Be Sworn In

The city of Tulsa will hold inauguration ceremonies for its 2009-2011 newly elected city officials – including mayor and city council, on Monday.

The event, open to the public, will be held at 2 p.m. in the new Tulsa Ballroom of the Tulsa Civic Center. This will be the first event held in the newly remodeled center.

All City of Tulsa elected officials will be sworn in: Dewey Bartlett as Mayor, and City Councilors-elect Jack Henderson (District 1), Rick Westcott (District 2), Roscoe Turner (District 3),  Maria Barnes (District 4), Chris Trail (District 5), James Mautino (District 6), John Eagleton (District 7), Bill Christiansen (District 8), and G.T. Bynum (District 9) will take their respective seats on the Tulsa City Council.   Preston Doerflinger will also be sworn in as Tulsa‚Äôs City Auditor.   

The first meeting of the 2009-2011 Tulsa City Council will be held immediately after the ceremonies in the Greenwood Room, located west of the Tulsa Ballroom inside the Convention Center. The Council will elect its new chairman and vice chairman during that meeting.  A reception will also immediately follow the inauguration.

For more information about the ceremony, please contact the City Council office at 596-1945, or after December 2, 596-1963.