Springfield Mayor Ken McClure and Councilmen Andrew Lear, Abe McGull, Richard Ollis, Mike Schilling and Matthew Simpson began new terms Thursday, April 18. All took their oaths of office at a special City Council meeting in Historic City Hall Council Chambers.
McGull was elected as Zone 2 Councilman April 2, following Dr. Tom Prater’s decision not to run for office again. Zone 3 Councilman Schilling was re-elected. Previously appointed Councilmen Lear, Ollis and Simpson were elected as General Seat C, Zone 4 and General Seat D council members respectively.