Chapman chosen as next Mayor
New councilman breaks tie
Last updated 1/11/2024 at 9:35am
DAVENPORT - It's official: The City has a new Mayor. City council ended a 2-month saga of questions about who would fill that role by nominating Jonathan Chapman to the seat at a regular meeting Wednesday, Jan. 10.
Council voted 4-2 in favor of Chapman over 8-year incumbent Mayor Brad Sweet, whose term ended at the end of 2023.
The City had been mayor-less for the first 10 days of 2024 after Council first tied 3-3 at the first December meeting in choosing between Chapman and Sweet, then tabled another vote at the last December meeting.
It was new councilman Mike Wilkinson who swayed the...