BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Council President-Elect Nick Mosby and Mayor-Elect Brandon Scott are changing their inauguration festivities.
Mosby said traditional inaugural festivities are canceled, saying it would be irresponsible.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Investigating Reports Of White Van Approaching Kids, Trying To Lure Them Into Vehicle
The incoming council members are now coming up with an alternative swearing-in ceremony for December 10, likely something that is virtual and not open to the public.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.4K New Cases Reported Thursday As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Increase Slightly
Scott said in a tweet he will be sworn in during a small ceremony, with just a city clerk and his parents as witnesses.
He said now is not the time for celebrations, and it’s time to follow the city’s guidelines.MORE NEWS: City Of Annapolis Planning To Hold Fourth Of July Events This Year