City Inauguration Ceremony: Wed May 22

The inauguration for the City of Springfield’s Mayor, Clerk, Treasurer and 10 Alderpersons will take place on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The public is invited to attend any and all events. There is no admission and tickets are not needed. Inauguration questions may be directed to the Mayor’s Office at 217.789.2200.

Ecumenical Prayer Service:
10:00 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church, 1725 S. Walnut

Inauguration Ceremony:
4:00 p.m. at Sangamon Auditorium at the University of Illinois

Celebration Reception:
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the University of Illinois Student Union

Those being inaugurated are:

  • Jim Langfelder – Major
  • Frank Lesko – City Clerk
  • Misty Buscher – Treasurer

 Aldermen/women

  • Chuck Redpath – Ward 1
  • Gail Simpson – Ward 2 (if the one-vote win she has over Shawn Gregory has not been challenged successfully)
  • Doris Turner – Ward 3
  • John Fulgenzi – Ward 4
  • Andrew Proctor – Ward 5
  • Kristin DiCenso – Ward 6
  • Joe McMenamin – Ward 7
  • Erin Conley – Ward 8
  • Jim Donelan – Ward 9
  • Ralph Hanauer – Ward 10

The first meeting of the newly-elected City Council members will be the Committee of the Whole on Tuesday May 28th @ 5:30pm.