PHOTOS: Marcel Rodarte Takes Over Mayor’s Gavel In Norwalk

Note: If you would like to hear the audio please press the “Audio” Icon on the upper left hand corner of the slideshow. Song is “In the Still of the Night” by The Five Satins-1956 Original. The Barbershop Quartet Acapella performed this song during the Mayor Transitional.

Photos and Article by Pete Parker

During the City of Norwalk’s annual mayoral transition ceremony held Tuesday night before a standing room only crowd at city hall, Marcel Rodarte took over as Mayor and thanked his colleagues for the honor. There was a multitude of emotion that stirred throughout the ceremony. This will be Mayor Rodarte’s first time serving as Mayor on the Norwalk City Council. Ongoing Mayor Luigi Vernola thanked the community for his past year as mayor and he generous purchased flowers for all the women who attended the council and also presented gifts to all the standing members of the council. Rodarte went on to thank all the members for believing in him enough to represent his home town as Mayor. 

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Note: HMG-CN Reporter Kristin Grafft will have a complete report about the Norwalk City Council Meeting in this week’s home editions.

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