By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The inauguration of Mayor-Elect Ed Gainey will not be happening in person.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Snow Keeps Falling
A member of Gainey’s transition team sent a memo on Tuesday, announcing that Gainey would sworn in virtually on Monday.
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The City of Pittsburgh today announced the inauguration and swearing-in of Mayor-Elect Ed Gainey as the 61st Mayor of Pittsburgh. In accordance with guidance from public health officials, the ceremony will take place virtually. /1 pic.twitter.com/6iOKTqWRq3
— Mayor-Elect Ed Gainey (@GaineyForMayor) December 28, 2021
The ceremony is set to start at 1 p.m. on Monday.
There will also be an “Interfaith Prayer for Pittsburgh’s Future” at 3 p.m. on Sunday.MORE NEWS: Live Winter Storm Tracker: Snow Now Expected To Reach 6-12 Inches In Pittsburgh
Gainey will be Pittsburgh’s 61st mayor.