Elkhart’s Tim Neese sworn in as mayor, new era begins in city

Sunday Jan. 3, 2016

Tim Neese is now officially the mayor of Elkhart.

Voters here picked him last November and Elkhart City Judge Charles Grodnick swore him into office before a big crowed at the Lerner Theatre on New Year’s Day. See the video I did, above.

I live tweeted the event and spoke with several City Council members (also sworn in) for their take on what to expect in 2016.

We’ve given plenty of coverage to the looming change in administration dating to the November vote. Other pieces I wrote leading to the inauguration included a Q and A with Neese and a story a few days earlier about plans to change the fire chief:


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