Sault Ste. Marie’s new Mayor and council were officially sworn in at an inauguration ceremony Monday in council chambers.
Christian Provenzano said as part of his inaugural speech of the history of his family starting with his grand parents who with hard work and dedication carved out a successful life and business in the Sault. “I want to create those found opportunities for more people in the future”
Three new ward councillors join the new Mayor. Judy Hupponen and Matt Shoemaker for Ward 3 and Ross Romano in Ward 6 replacing retired councilor Frank Manzo. Ward 3 Pat Mick and Brian Watkins did not seek re-election.
Ward veterans, Steve Butland, Lou Turco,Terry Sheehan, Susan Myers, Frank Fata and Rick Niro along with second terms for Marchy Bruni and Paul Christian round out council for the next four years.
The first council meeting is scheduled for December 15 at 4:30pm.