Read the story about her bid for reelection in 2009 - http://www.covnews.com/archives/8545/
Councilwoman Arline Champan will resign her seat on the council and run for Porterdale Mayor this year.
"It is time for a progressive leader to take the helm of the city to ensure progress and the development of its natural resources for recreation and growth," Chapman said in a press release.
Chapman was first elected to the Post 3 council seat in 2008 to fill the unexpired term of a council member who moved out of town. She won reelection in 2009 when she ran unopposed.
Mayor Bobby Hamby has not officially announced if he will run for mayor.
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