Businessman Rich Hoffman was sworn into office on Jan. 4. He will replace Jim Williams in the Post 4 seat on the Fayetteville City Council.
Hoffman is the owner of Hoffman Tire Pros in Fayetteville.
Williams, who did not seek re-election, had served for four years. Incumbent council members Scott Stacy and Paul Oddo ran unopposed and were re-elected in November to their Post 4 and 5 seats, respectively. Oddo was chosen as this year’s mayor pro tem.
The council will continue to meet at 6 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month at City Hall, 240 South Glynn St.