South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, new City Clerk, Common Council members to be sworn in


By: Jon Zimney

His second term doesn’t officially begin until Friday, Jan. 1, but Mayor Pete Buttigieg will be sworn-in at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, in the Great Hall of Century Center at 120 S. St. Joseph Street.

City Clerk-elect Kareemah Fowler, and elected Common Council members will also be sworn-in.

The event is free and open to the public, and a reception will follow the swearing-in ceremony. Attendees are asked to bring a canned food item for the Food Bank of Northern Indiana.

In addition to Buttigieg and Fowler, the Council members being sworn in are:

  • Tim Scott (District 1)
  • Regina Williams-Preston (District 2)
  • Randy Kelly (District 3)
  • Jo Broden (District 4)
  • David Varner (District 5)
  • Oliver Davis Jr. (District 6)
  • Gavin Ferlic (At-Large)
  • John Voorde (At-Large)
  • Karen White (At-Large)