The new Richmond City Council was sworn into office by Madam Justice Mary Newbury Monday evening.
Sworn in were Mayor Malcolm Brodie, starting his eighth term as mayor, as well as incumbent Couns. Chak Au, Bill McNulty, Alexa Loo, Carol Day, Michael Wolfe and Andy Hobbs and newcomers Couns. Kash Heed and Laura Gillanders.
After the swearing-in, various liaison positions were voted on.
Heed was chosen as the council alternate to the TransLink Mayors’ Council as well as the representative to E-Comm, the regional RCMP emergency communications board.
This was followed by committee appointments, which the mayor appoints.
McNulty was re-appointed as chair of the planning committee, Day will chair public works and transportation, Au was appointed chair of the parks, recreation and cultural services committee and Loo will be chair of the community safety committee.