St. Joseph is getting ready to swear in a new mayor.  Rick Schultz will assume control of his first St. Joseph City Council Meeting this evening.  Rick Schultz beat incumbent Al Rassier in a three-way race for the office back in November. He says one of his goals is for residents to feel more connected to their city government.

Schultz has been involved with city government on and off since the mid-nineties, and was a member of the city council in 2007 and 2008. He'll be sworn in tonight (Thurs) at 7:00 p.m at the St. Joseph City Council meeting.