Wyatt Bunker was officially sworn in Thursday as Lakeland's new mayor.
Bunker beat incumbent Scott Carmichael and former mayor Jim Bomprezzi in a Sept. 19 election.
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One of his first acts as mayor, Bunker has to resign his seat on the Shelby County Commission. According to the county charter he has 90 days to do so.
Commission Chairman James Harvey said he hopes to begin accepting applications for Bunker's old seat on the commission in the next few weeks and make an appointment by the end of the year.