On Monday, January 2, Councilmember Todd was joined on stage by his mother, Karen, Grandmother, Gloria, and brother, Christopher as he was sworn into a full four year term representing Ward 4 on the Council of the District of Columbia. In a packed room of hundreds of DC residents at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Councilmember Todd solemnly swore to faithfully execute the laws of the United States and the District of Columbia; preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States; and faithfully discharge the duties of the office of member of the Council of the District of Columbia. The oath of office was administered by Judge Robert R. Rigsby, Associate Judge on the DC Superior Court. Councilmember Todd is honored and privileged to have the opportunity to serve Ward 4 on the DC Council for the next four years.
Following his swearing-in, Councilmember Todd delivered his Inaugural address. He took the opportunity to thank the many people along the way who have made his election and re-election possible, as well as those who have supported his bold agenda for moving Ward 4 forward over the past 21 months. Councilmember Todd was pleased to update residents on the progress being made with seniors, public safety, economic development, affordable housing, education, and so many of the issues at the heart of Ward 4 and its residents. To watch the full speech, click the below image. After the Inauguration ceremonies, Councilmember Todd hosted friends and Ward 4 residents at an Open House event in his office at the John A. Wilson Building. It was a pleasure having so many friends and familiar faces at City Hall to share in the excitement of Ward 4’s continual progress.