Rick Kriseman sworn in as St. Pete mayor

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The City of St. Petersburg has a new mayor.

Rick Kriseman was sworn into office at 1:00 p.m. Thursday on the steps of City Hall.  

Click the video player above to see the swearing-in ceremony and Kriseman's remarks.

Before the ceremony, St. Pete City Council members had the chance to say goodbye to outgoing mayor Bill Foster. 

New and re-elected city council members took the oath of office as well.

Anchor Brendan McLaughlin will have a report on today's events on ABC Action News at 5 p.m.


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