Port Wentworth mayor suspends the interim city administrator

January 30, 2020 at 11:30 AM EST - Updated January 30 at 11:32 AM

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Port Wentworth mayor has suspended Steve Davis, the interim city administrator.

Councilwoman Linda Smith confirmed the report.

The city is not giving a reason for the suspension.

City council hired a consultant to work with the city during the suspension.

The council has been at odds for months over Davis' hiring.

Davis and members of council who voted to hire him say they broke no laws in the hiring.

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