Oakland Hosts Virtual Inauguration Ceremony for New City Councilmembers, City Attorney, and School Board Officials

Date Posted: December 29th, 2020 @ 6:13 PM
Last Updated: December 29th, 2020 @ 6:17 PM

Oakland, CA -- On Monday, January 4 at 11 am, the City of Oakland will host an inauguration ceremony to swear in five Oakland City Councilmembers, the City Attorney, and four Directors of the Oakland Board of Education.

Mayor Libby Schaaf will provide opening remarks, and Acting City Clerk Asha Reed will administer the oaths of office.

The swearing-in ceremony will be followed by a Special Meeting of the Oakland City Council to include the election of the Council President and Vice Mayor, and appointment of the Council President Pro Tempore. Following adjournment of the special City Council meeting, the Oakland Unified School District’s Board of Education will hold its Annual Organizational Meeting, including election of the Board President and Vice President.

This first-ever virtual Inauguration Ceremony can be watched on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88240169699.

The ceremony will also be cablecast live on KTOP TV and will be streamed on the City’s website at www.oaklandca.gov.

What: Inauguration Ceremony

When: Monday, January 4, 2021 at 11 am

Where: VIRTUAL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88240169699


Libby Schaaf, Mayor

Dan Kalb, Oakland City Council District 1

Carroll Fife, Oakland City Council District 3

Noel Gallo, Oakland City Council District 5

Treva Reid, Oakland City Council District 7

Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Council At-Large

Barbara J. Parker, City Attorney

Benjamin “Sam” Davis, Oakland Board of Education District 1

VanCedric Williams, Oakland Board of Education District 3

Mike Hutchinson, Oakland Board of Education District 5

Clifford Thompson, Oakland Board of Education District 7

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