Westlake (top photo) and Bay Village city council members were sworn into office in the first days of January.
Bay Village Fire Chief Chris Lyons delivers the opening prayer at the swearing-in ceremony at the Dwyer Center on Jan.1.
Jim Potter of Bay Village American Legion Post #385 carries in the American flag to start the inauguration ceremony at Dwyer Center.
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Robert McClelland administers the oath of office to Bay Village Mayor Debbie Sutherland as her husband, Bob, watches.
Bay Village Councilmember-At-Large Dwight Clark stands with his wife, Nancy, as he is sworn in by Judge McClelland.
Bay Village Councilmember-At-Large Steve Lee takes the oath of office with his wife, Diana, by his side.
Dave Tadych, Bay Village Ward 1 City Councilman, takes the oath of office for his sixth term as Mike West holds the Bible.
Incoming Bay Village Ward 2 Councilman Paul Vincent is sworn in by Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Robert McClelland at the Dwyer Center Jan. 1. His wife, Kateri, holds the Bible.
Bay Village Ward 3 Councilwoman Karen Lieske is sworn into office as her husband, Joel, observes.
Thomas Henderson, elected to represent Bay’s Ward 4, shakes the hand of Judge McClelland after taking the oath. His wife, Melissa, holds the Bible.
Melissa Henderson takes a photo of Dwight Clark and her husband, Tom, after the Bay Village councilmen were inaugurated at Dwyer Center Jan. 1.
Bay Village Law Director Gary Ebert addresses the audience as master of ceremonies of Bay Village's inauguration ceremony at Dwyer Center.
Bay councilmembers Steve Lee, Dave Tadych and Dwight Clark pose for photos after their swearing-in.
Bob and Mayor Debbie Sutherland pose with Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Robert McClelland at Dwyer Center after the inauguration ceremony.
Karen Killeen holds a Bible as her husband, Westlake City Council President Michael Killeen, is sworn by Ohio Supreme Court Justice Terrence O’Donnell.
Westlake Ward 1 Councilmember Lynda Appel, second from left, was joined by her husband, Jeff, and children Michelle, Paul and Julie when she was sworn in by Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts Andrea Rocco, far left.
Westlake Ward 2 Councilman Nick Nunnari is inaugurated in council chambers Jan. 2 by Cuyahoga County Probate Court Magistrate David Mills, as his wife, Alice, and youngest son, Matthew, look on.
Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Judge Thomas F. O'Malley poses with Ward 3 Councilman Dennis Sullivan and his wife, Nancy, after administering the oath of office on Jan. 2.
Justice Terrence O’Donnell administers the oath of office to Ward 4 councilman Michael O'Donnell while his wife, Ann, holds the Bible and their daughters, Jackie and Katie, look on.
Justice Terrence O’Donnell poses for photos with Lynn Brady and her newly sworn-in husband, Ward 5 Councilman Kenneth Brady.
Ohio Supreme Court Justice Terrence O’Donnell administers the oath of office to Westlake Ward 6 Councilman Mark Getsay in city council chambers on Jan. 2.
Ohio Supreme Court Justice Terrence O’Donnell congratulates Westlake Law Director John Wheeler after reading him the oath of office.
Westlake city council chambers fills up with friends and families of elected officials in anticipation of the inauguration ceremony on Jan 2.