New Mayor and City Councilors Sworn in
In what was a first for the City of La Grande, six Council Members were sworn into office during the January 19, 2011, Regular Session of the Council. Mayor Daniel S. Pokorney was sworn into office by City Recorder Sandy Lund. The five newly elected Councilors were sworn into office in a group ceremony. The Councilors are (from left to right): Jerry Sebestyen, Mary Ann Miesner, Gary Lillard, Silas Kelty, and John Bozarth. City Recorder Sandy Lund is administering the Oath of Office.
The terms of Kelty and Bozarth will expire on December 31, 2012, as will that of Mayor Pokorney. The terms of Sebestyen, Lillard and Miesner will expire December 31, 2014