Ames Council members, new mayor take oaths Tuesday

For the first time in 12 years, Ames gets new mayor Tuesday as John Haila will be sworn in during City Hall ceremonies.  He says he'll preside over a busy City Council in the opening months of 2018 with final passage of a rental housing code, the annual budget, and ongoing discussions of a Healthy Life Center. Haila says he's also looking forward to forging a relationship with another new leader in Ames--ISU President Wendy Wintersteen. 

Incumbent City Council members Gloria Betcher and Amber Corrieri will also be sworn in Tuesday.  New council member David Martin was sworn-in two weeks ago.  The Ames City Council's first meeting in 2018 is next Tuesday.