Councilman John Friend is throwing his name in the hat to become president of Evansville City Council.
Councilman John Friend (D-5th Ward) is throwing his name in the hat to become president of Evansville City Council. Friend tells Eyewitness News the current president, Connie Robinson (D-4th Ward), will step down in January to focus on her business. Robinson will remain on the council.
"I'm looking forward to being president and working with the administration, moving the city forward -- we have to," said Friend. "Got a lot of good stuff on the horizon."
Friend currently serves as the council's finance chair.
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