MRE welcomes City Treasurer Kurt Summers


ANCHOR: Chicago’s new city treasurer is officially on the job.

SUMMERS takes oath of office: I will faithfully discharge the duties of office of treasurer of the city of Chicago according to the best of my ability.

CHIEF JUDGE EVANS: Congratulations you are installed. [ applause ] ANCHOR: That is Kurt Summers. He took the oath this morning. He is Harvard educated and his grandfather was long time adviser to former Mayor Harold Washington.

SUMMERS: I feel like my entire life has culminate indeed this moment and has prepared me for this moment. I can’t think of a better way and better role and better opportunity to give back to the city that I love.

ANCHOR: Summers takes over for Stephanie Neely.