Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday will receive the oath of office for another four-year term. Technically according to the City Charter, his term started 12:01 a.m. Sunday, the first day of December.
Ganim, with more than 15 years on the job, is the second-longest serving mayor in Bridgeport history after Socialist Jasper McLevy, 1933-57.
More than 30 other municipal office holders will also take part in inaugural ceremonies Monday, 5:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 45 Lyon Terrace. Immediately after the full City Council will meet for an organizational meeting when Aidee Nieves is expected to receive another nod as council president who is next in line if the mayor is unable to perform duties or a vacancy occurs in the office.
Power of the mayor per City Charter here.
Power of City Council per City Charter here.
In addition to Ganim, other municipal office holders:
City Clerk Lydia Martinez
Town Clerk Charles “Don” Clemons Jr.
City Council by district:
130: Matthew McCarthy, Scott Burns
131: Denese Taylor-Moye, Jorge Cruz
132: Marcus Brown, M. Evette Brantley
133: Jeanette Herron, Mike DeFilippo
134: Michelle Lyons, AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia
135: Rosalina Roman-Christy, Mary McBride-Lee
136: Alfredo Castillo, Maria Zambrano Viggiano
137: Aidee Nieves, Maria Ines Valle
138th: Maria Pereira, Samia Suliman
139: Eneida L. Martinez, Ernest E. Newton II
Board of Education: Sybil Allen, Albert Benejan, Bobbi Brown, Joseph Lombard
(D): Stephen M. Nelson, Mitchell Robles, Dennis Scinto
(R): Mike Moretti, Mike Garrett, Enrique “Rick” Torres