The City of Cambridge will hold its Council Inauguration ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 in Council Chambers at Historic City Hall, 46 Dickson St at 7 p.m. During this ceremony, Mayor and Council will be formally sworn into office for the 2018-2022 term.
“Cambridge is a vibrant and dynamic city but there is still a lot of work to be done. I am confident that we can achieve a unified council that is focused on the citizens of Cambridge and supporting their interests both locally and at all levels of government. I will continue to champion the people of Cambridge in my new role as mayor and look forward to serving the community and leading Cambridge to its full potential over the next four years,” Mayor-elect Kathryn McGarry. The Inauguration will be live streamed on the City website at www.cambridge.ca/councillive.
The ceremony will feature a singing of O Canada by members of the Addison Women’s Choir of Cambridge; an Indigenous territory acknowledgement; a Prayer of Invocation and a benediction by Reverend Frank Squires; and the official declaration of office and investiture. Following the swearing-in ceremony, Mayor- elect Kathryn McGarry will give her inaugural address.
Dignitaries, including local MPs, MPPs and neighbouring mayor-elects, as well as representatives from Regional Council, Waterloo Regional Police Services, school boards and community groups, have been invited to attend the inauguration. There will be limited seats available for members of the public and seating will be first come, first served.