Franck, a carry-over from the sometimes-bickering previous City Council, spoke of the need to put Saratogians ahead of partisan politics.
"I look forward to working in a bipartisan manner. We're Democrats and Republicans second, we're Saratogians first."
Scirocco was met with a challenge on his first day on the job. Incessant snowfall had put several inches of the white stuff on Spa City's streets.
"I guess I'm being put to the test today, but you'll see the city is in good hands," Scirocco said. He later said that some might se public service as a burden, but it was a burden he wanted.""