On Tuesday, January 8, 2019 North St. Paul residents, friends and family officially welcomed their new mayor and council members. Mayor Terry Furlong, and newly elected Councilmember Scott Thorsen and incumbent Candy Petersen were sworn into office. It was a packed house for Mayor Furlongs first council meeting.
"This is a new role for me. I appreciate the support from everyone and look forward to working with the council. I think we are going to have a really good year," said Furlong. Furlong also extended his appreciation for the newly appointed Interim City Manager, Scott Duddeck, and will look to him for help in the coming year with economic development in the city.