Pete Buttigieg, Kareemah Fowler, Common Council members to be sworn in next week


By: Krystal Vivian

Eleven South Bend elected officials will be sworn into office during a special ceremony next week.

The ceremony is at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, in the Great Hall of the Century Center, 120 S. St. Joseph Street, South Bend. A reception will follow.

The public is invited to attend the free event and are asked to bring a canned food item to donate to the Food Bank of Northern Indiana.

Each elected official will choose who will administer their oath of office.

The officials being sworn in are:

  • Pete Buttigieg, mayor
  • Kareemah Fowler, city clerk
  • Tim Scott, common council, District 1
  • Regina Williams-Preston, common council, District 2
  • Randy Kelly, common council, District 3
  • Jo Broden, common council, District 4
  • David Varner, common council, District 5
  • Oliver Davis Jr., common council, District 6
  • Gavin Ferlic, common council, At-Large
  • John Voorde, common council, At-Large
  • Karen White, common council, At-Large