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Gallery: Jerome welcomes new council members

Jerome swore in incumbent Alex Barber and three new council members Tuesday during a regular town council meeting. Former Mayor Frank Vander Horst, Vice Mayor Jay Kinsella and Council Member Lew Currier gave closing remarks before stepping down. VVN/Kelcie Grega

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Former Jerome Vice Mayor Jay Kinsella, right and former Mayor Frank Vander Horst share a joke at the council dais before giving closing remarks. VVN/Kelcie Grega

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Former Jerome Mayor Frank Vander Horst gives closing remarks at the council dais. VVN/Kelcie Grega

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Former Jerome Council Member Lew Currier gives advice to new council members as part of his closing remarks. He told them to pay attention to the audience. "Assembly is the basis of what's going on," he said. "Treat them with respect, even when you're sure they're nuts." VVN/Kelcie Grega

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Jerome Town Council Member Jack Dillenberg talks to members of the audience before being sworn in Tuesday. VVN/Kelcie Grega

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Jerome Town Council Member Mandy Worth sits at the dais before being sworn in Tuesday. VVN/Kelcie Grega

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Sage Harvey, left, and Alex Barber are sworn in to Jerome Town Council Tuesday. The new council appointed Harvey as Vice Mayor and Barber as Mayor. Barber was the top vote-getter in the Jerome primary by just one vote. VVN/Kelcie Grega