City Councilwoman Johanny Cepeda-Freytiz was appointed council president unanimously at a council meeting Monday. The term will run until the end of 2023.
Cepeda-Freytiz replaces Jeffrey S. Waltman Sr., who died June 13 of natural causes.
Waltman had been a member of council since 2000 and served as president since 2015.
By city charter, council had 30 days to appoint a new president from within or fill the vacancy through a pu …