City Commissioners To Be Sworn In At Organizational Meeting Tonight
By Beth Milligan | Nov. 13, 2017
Three Traverse City commissioners will be sworn in for new four-year terms immediately prior to the city's organizational meeting tonight (Monday) at 7pm at the Governmental Center.
City Clerk Benjamin Marentette will swear in Michele Howard, Tim Werner and Brian McGillivary, all of whom won commission seats in last Tuesday's eleection. Traverse City Mayor Jim Carruthers, who was reelected, will also be sworn in for another term. Marentette will present outgoing commissioner and mayor pro tem Gary Howe with a plaque acknowledging his service to the city.
Following the ceremony, commissioners will select a new mayor pro tem - who resides over commission meetings in the mayor's absence - and make various commission and citizen appointments to city boards at the city's organizational meeting