New Bikinian Council Members Sworn In
Three new Bikinian Council members were sworn in on Tuesday, April 19, 2011. Councilman Jason Aitap takes the place of Alson Kelen on Ejit Island as Kelen became Mayor after the untimely death of former Mayor Kataejer Jibas in 2008. Councilman Mishimori Jamore now represents Kili Island as he is taking the place of former Councilman Uraki Jibas who died this past December. Ricky Jamore will now sit as an Alap on behalf of his grandmother, Jokonwa Aitap. The three new Council members were sworn in by Mayor Alson Kelen. Their terms will end this year as there is a new election in November.