Smithville Mayor Taft Hendrixson and Aldermen Stephen White and Cecil Burger, elected on June 17th, were sworn into office to begin their new two year terms Monday evening during a special meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at city hall.
City Attorney Vester Parsley, Jr. administered the oath of office.
After the swearing in ceremony, Mayor Hendrixson appointed each of the alderman to oversee a city department.
The appointments are as follows: Steve White-Vice Mayor and Commissioner of the Police and Fire Departments; Jerry Hutchins, Sr.- Commissioner of Streets and Safety; Cecil Burger- Commissioner of the Water and Sewer Departments; Tonya Sullivan-Commissioner of Sanitation; and Willie Thomas - Commissioner of Finance and Taxation.
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