Mayor Andy Berke and City Council members took oaths of office Monday afternoon.

Crowds packed into the Tivoli Theatre for the occasion.

Each member of City Council took oaths with their families looking on before Berke took his and then spoke to the crowd.

Check out video and photos of the inaugural ceremony below.


State Rep. JoAnne Favors served as the mistress of ceremony for Monday’s inauguration. (Photo: Jessica Boggs)

A different judge swore in each City Council member. (Photo: Jessica Boggs)

Four peopleu2014Darrin Ledford, Erskine Oglesby, Anthony Byrd and Demetrus Coonrodu2014are new to the council. (Photo: Jessica Boggs)

District 1 City Councilman Chip Henderson took his oath of office as his family watched. (Photo: Jessica Boggs)

Judge Travis McDonough swore in District 2 City Councilman Jerry Mitchell. (Photo: Jessica Boggs)

City Councilman Darrin Ledford’s son got the attention of the audience before his father took his oath. Ledford will represent District 4. (Photo: Jessica Boggs)

District 5 City Councilman Russell Gilbert introduced members of his family before taking his oath. (Photo: Jessica Boggs)

District 6 City Councilwoman Carol Berz, who is also the Mayor’s Council for Women chairman, brought all women onstage with her, with the exception of her husband. (Photo: Jessica Boggs)

District 8 City Councilman Anthony Byrd smiled back at his family before they all joined him onstage for his oath. (Photo: Jessica Boggs)

District 9 City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod’s large family joined her onstage. Coonrod is pictured hugging the woman she said helped save her life. (Photo: Jessica Boggs)

After taking his oath of office, Mayor Andy Berke spoke to the crowd about his vision for the city. (Photo: Jessica Boggs)