Inauguration ceremony is Tuesday at Civic Center

Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich and the current seven city council members will be sworn in on Tuesday at the Biloxi Civic Center for another four-year term.

Doors to Civic Center open at 1:30 p.m. and the public ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. The ceremony will be replayed later on BTV: Biloxi Television.

Gilich will be sworn in by Justice Court Judge Nick Patano, who also will swear in Councilmembers Robert L. Deming III of Ward 4 and Nathan Barrett of Ward 7.

Also taking the oaths of office will be Councilmembers George Lawrence of Ward 1, who will be sworn in by District 1 Supervisor Beverly Martin; Felix O. Gines of Ward 2, who will be sworn in by County Court Judge Robin Alfred Midcalf; Dixie Newman of Ward 3, who will be sworn in by County Court Judge Albert Fountain; Paul A. Tisdale of Ward 5, who will be sworn in by his brother, Biloxi Municipal Court Judge William Tisdale; and Kenny Glavan of Ward 6, who will be sworn in by Circuit Court Judge Randi P. Mueller.
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News & notes: Weekly report, council meeting

The week that was: Weekly reports from the departments of Police, Fire, and Community Development are now online for your review. To see the report from last week and an archive of weekly reports, click here.

City Council: The next meeting of the Biloxi City Council is set for Tuesday, July 6 at 6 p.m. at Biloxi City Hall, 140 Lameuse St. To see the council meeting schedule, click here. To see replays of previous council meetings, click here.