Jay Roberson sworn in to Birmingham City Council

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Jay Roberson was sworn in Tuesday morning as the new councilor representing District 7 in Birmingham.

Roberson, with family and friends on hand, was sworn in at the beginning of Tuesday's city council meeting.

The first time politician gave thanks and homage to District 7 councilor Miriam Witherspoon who died suddenly earlier in 2009.

Roberson vowed to the people of District 7 to fill the void and help with progress.