A program, ceremony and reception were held at the Mesa Arts Center’s Virginia G. Piper Theater, 1 E. Main St.
The program included speeches by the council members and Mesa Mayor John Giles, and musical and dance performances. At the conclusion of the swearing-in ceremony, a reception was held at the Alliance Pavilion outside the MAC.
Vice Mayor Glover has begun his second term representing District 4 on the city council. He was named vice mayor in April, according to a press release.
Councilman Luna has begun his first full term as the District 5 representative in northeast Mesa after being appointed to the city council in September 2013.
Councilman Thompson has begun his first term as a council member for District 6 in southeast Mesa, replacing Scott Somers, who is termed out after serving for the past eight years.
The council terms for Vice Mayor Glover, Councilman Luna and Councilman Thompson run through January 2019. Both Councilman Luna and Councilman Thompson will be eligible for re-election at the conclusion of this term, according to the release.
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