Norfolk council members take oath of office

New Councilwoman Mamie Johnson, Ward 3, takes the oath of office with her husband beside her. (Photo courtesy city of Norfolk)
New Councilwoman Mamie Johnson, Ward 3, takes the oath of office with her husband beside her. (Photo courtesy city of Norfolk)

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Tuesday a judge swore in Norfolk City Council members, during an Oath of Office Ceremony.

The traditional outdoor ceremony took place around 1 p.m. outside City Hall. Those who took oath included the following:

  • Mayor Paul Fraim
  • Ward 1 Andy Protogyrou
  • Ward 2 Dr. Theresa Whibley
  • Ward 3 Mamie Johnson
  • Ward 4 Paul Riddick
  • Ward 5 Thomas Smigiel

Following the ceremony, City Council held their first ceremonial meeting at 2 p.m. During the meeting, council members appointed Vice Mayor Angelia Williams.

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