Free and open to the public.
No tickets or reservations required.
Please arrive by 6:45.
By City Charter, the swearing-in of the City’s elected officials including Mayor, City Council, School Committee and Assessors, occurs on the first Monday of the calendar year following the municipal election. In 2020, Mayor Jon Mitchell will be sworn in as Mayor for his fifth term, the first four-year term in the City’s history. All eleven members of the New Bedford City Council, three School Committee members, and one Assessor, will be sworn in at the 2020 inauguration.