Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City Elected Officials Take Oath of Office

SALT LAKE CITY – Re-elected City Council Members James Rogers and Erin Mendenhall, and two new Council Members, Chris Wharton and Amy Fowler, were sworn into office at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 on the east steps of the Salt Lake City & County Building.

“I am humbled to again serve the residents of my District and the City for another term,” said Council Member James Rogers, the District 1 representative sworn into his second four-year term.
“I look ahead with renewed vigor at meeting the needs of my District neighbors and focusing on the many issues before us as a City,” said Council Member Erin Mendenhall, the District 5 representative sworn into her second term.

Rogers was administered the oath by Jon Rogers, a family member. Cindi Mansell, City Recorder administered the oath for Mendenhall.
“District Three is a great place to work, play and live. I am thrilled to tackle the challenges in our path to a better City,” said Chris Wharton, who was sworn into his first term in D3.

“I am proud of all that my District has to offer and of the people who live there. I eagerly assume the responsibility of serving and representing District 7 and our Capital City,” said Amy Fowler, who was sworn into her first term.

Wharton was sworn in by Justice Paige Petersen of the Utah Supreme Court. Fowler was administered the oath by Justice Deno Himonas of the Utah Supreme Court.

The Salt Lake City Fire Department Choir, the Salt Lake City Police Motor Squad, and Young Eagles Rugby also took part in the ceremonies.