Amarillo City Council members sworn in on Tuesday

The individuals who will serve the City of Amarillo on Amarillo City Council for the next two years took the oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony Tuesday, led by Amarillo Municipal Court Judge Laura Hamilton.

Following the approval of a resolution Tuesday canvassing the results of the May 4 election by the council, the council members (all incumbents serving their second term) are:

● Mayor Ginger Nelson.
● Place 1: Elaine Hays.
● Place 2: Freda Powell.
● Place 3: Eddy Sauer.
● Place 4: Howard Smith.

Powell was unanimously approved by the council as mayor pro tempore. Mayor pro tempore assumes the role of the mayor when the mayor is unavailable.