Five aldermen were sworn into office at the May 13 meeting of the Monticello city council. It included two new council members: John Frerichs, who won a four-year term for Ward I on April 2, and Rodney Burris, a two-year Ward III winner during last month's municipal elections.
Also netting four-year terms were incumbents were Tammy Sebens (Ward II), Pamela Harlan (Ward III) and Tom Reed (Ward IV). Harlan had been appointed to a council vacancy in February, resigning her city clerk position in order accept the council seat.
Reed was the only one involved in a contested election in April, beating out two other candidates.