Before electing Bill Hess the new mayor and Jeff Spangler the new mayor pro tem, four members the Saugatuck City Council had to be sworn in. Clerk Monica Looman had the members raise their hands to take the oath.
Bill Lint was elected for the first time on Tuesday. Barry Johnson, Jane Verplank and Mark Bekken were all re-elected.
All ran unopposed Nov. 6. Bekken received 314 votes, Johnson received 306, Verplank 284 and Lint 272. The city had an 80 percent voter turnout.