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KCMO swearing in new Mayor & City Council

City Hall ceremony set for Aug. 1 on south steps

Post Date:07/30/2019 1:33 PM

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2019

Kansas City's next mayor, Quinton Lucas, and 12 city councilmembers officially begin their four-year terms on Thursday with an inaugural ceremony set to take place on the south steps of City Hall.
 
The public and city employees are invited to the festivities which start at 8:30 a.m. Honor Guards from Kansas City Fire and Kansas City Police departments will present the colors. U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids is scheduled to introduce Mayor Lucas at the event, which is being broadcast live on Channel 2 for those unable to attend.

If it rains, the ceremony moves inside City Hall to the 26th floor.

In addition to Lucas, other honorees include: 

  • Kevin O'Neill, 1st District-at-Large
  • Heather Hall, 1st District
  • Teresa Loar, 2nd District-at-Large
  • Dan Fowler, 2nd District
  • Brandon Ellington, 3rd District-at-Large
  • Melissa Robinson, 3rd District
  • Katheryn Shields, 4th District-at-Large
  • Eric Bunch, 4th District
  • Lee Barnes Jr., 5th District-at-Large
  • Ryana Parks-Shaw, 5th District
  • Andrea Bough, 6th District-at-Large
  • Kevin McManus, 6th District 

After the swearing-in, a public reception will be held in the City Hall lobby where refreshments will be served. 

For more information, please contact Chris Hernandez, City Communications Director, at 816-513-1507.

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