FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick Mayor Randy McClement is beginning his second term.

Thursday’s inauguration ceremony follows the Republican mayor’s November victory in a three-way race.

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McClement has said he will remain focused on improving the downtown business district.

In his first four-year term, McClement heavily promoted biking. His administration created an annual high-wheel bicycle race through the downtown.

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Last week, McClement’s administration broke ground on the final phase of the downtown Carroll Creek Park.

McClement also kept minor league baseball in town by working out a 10-year lease with the Frederick Keys for their continued use of city-owned Harry Grove Stadium.

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