New faces on Erie County Council are sworn in today, and members of ECC are holding their first meeting with the new board.
Today, Democrat Carl Anderson III and Republican Scott Rastetter are sworn into their new positions. Anderson representing the Fourth District; Rastetter the Sixth. Both say they are eager to tackle important topics concerning the area.
Anderson says, "I was proud to serve on the board of Empower Erie and I'm one-thousand percent behind community college for Erie County and will continue to push that forward as a member of council."
Rastetter tells us, "There's a lot of issues going on and I'm going to try to find ways to get the council together and work these things out."
Dr. Kyle Foust is also accepting his role as County Council Chairman, with Fiore Leone as Vice Chairman.