City Clerk Karen Goodwin swore in Florissant City Councilors for Wards 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9, including Jackie Bond Pagano who’s the newest member of the council.
Several family members and friends gathered in the council chambers for the swearing-in ceremony.
Following the ceremony, the council elected new officers for the next year. Ward 5 Councilman Keith Schildroth and Ward 6 Councilman Pat Stinnett both were nominated and elected to the positions of president and vice president, respectively.
After a short break, the new council got right to work with a public hearing and approving a bill for an electronic reader board outside of 504-512 N. New Florissant Rd., where and is located.
Councilwoman Pagano asked residents to be patient with her as she learns the ropes as a councilwoman during the announcements portion of the meeting.
Following the meeting, she said that the entire experience has been great, and starting Tuesday morning, she’s fully loaded and ready to get to speak to residents and their concerns.