市长 Lyda Krewson 在就职典礼演说中强调，维护圣市治安，降低犯罪率是她的首要目标，她赞誉二十年来圣路易市的成就，包括 Grove, Cherokee Street, Cortex, 及 Delmar Loop 商圈之经济增长和国家地理情报局在圣路易市北区的情报中心。Krewson市长指出, 圣路易市是全美排名第四最受年轻人喜爱居住的城市,我们以圣路易市为荣，她將带领圣路易市继续勇往向前。
堪萨斯市市长 Sly James 应邀在就职典礼发表演说。应邀出席就职典礼的有甫卸任的圣路易市市长 Francis Slay 和三位前圣路易市市长 James Conway, Vincent Schoemehl 及 Freeman Bosley Jr.
出席贵宾还有圣路易郡郡长 Steve Stenger, St. Clair郡郡主席 Mark Kern。
St. Louis’ first-ever female mayor is officially in office.
Democrat Lyda Krewson was sworn in Tuesday, April 18, 2017. She won a hard-fought Democratic primary in March and won easily in the April 4 general election in the heavily-Democratic city.
Krewson replaces four-term Democrat Francis Slay, who chose not to run again. Slay is joining a law firm.
Krewson, a longtime alderwoman, cited several economic success stories in a speech at the City Hall rotunda, and vowed to continue moving the city forward.