Thursday, March 12, 2015. GWEN NUNEZ GONZALEZ Reporting: Belmopan City Council is now officially under new leadership as Swearing In Ceremonies were held today, March 12th, at 3 p.m. at the City Hall Grounds for new Council members.
Mayor Khalid Belisle was sworn in by Dr. Geraldo Flowers, City Administrator assisted by Mrs. Barrette Belisle, J.P., who is also the Mayor’s mom.
Others Councillors sworn in are Anna Banner-Guy, Jacklyn Burns, Ralston Frazer, Gene Briceño Lopez, Angel Pastrana, and Louise Willis.
In his address Mayor Belisle expressed gratitude to all those who supported and participated in the democratic process and asked all the residence to put the politics aside and work together to improve Belmopan.
He called on everyone to do his or her part to the development of the Garden City.
He also challenged the residence to hold the Councillors accountable to the promises they made in their manifesto.
The Keynote Address was delivered by Hon. John Saldivar, who congratulated the team for the victory and pledged his continued support.
He applauded the efforts of the campaigners and other workers who brought in the victory.
The Welcome address was delivered by Deputy Mayor Jacklyn Burns, Vote of thanks by Councillor Ralston Frazer, Prayer by Pastor Lee Brockinton from Life Net Church, and Ms. Shanika Moir led the singing of the National Anthem.
© 2015, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.