Janice Johnston was sworn in Thursday night at the Somers Point City Council meeting, filling the unexpired term of Ron Meischker, who put in his resignation at the end of July.
Mayor Jack Glasser conducted the ceremony. Johnston’s husband, Charles Falkenstein, held the Bible.
“Thank you for the opportunity and the support,” Johnston, a sales associate for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, said before taking a seat at the dais.
The city of Somers Point will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 11 a.m. to officially unveil the new bayfront marina at Higbee Avenue at the bay.
The marina features 20 transient boat slips as well as slips for tour boats and emergency vessels. It also offers electric, water and pump-out facilities for transient boaters.
The public is invited to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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