Tom Giarrante sworn in as mayor of Joliet

May 4, 2011 6:03:50 AM PDT
For the first time in 20 years, Joliet has sworn in a new mayor.

Tom Giarrante, a former city councilman, succeeds longtime Mayor Art Schultz. Five new members of the council also took oaths of office during Tuesday night's special council meeting.

Joliet has 147,000 residents and is Illinois' fourth largest city.