Mayor Warren submits resignation letter

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) – Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has submitted her resignation to City Council.

The letter, dated October 4, 2021, confirms the resignation will be effective at 11:59 p.m. on December 1st.

It’s addressed to Council President Loretta Scott and Vice President Willie Lightfoot. The Mayor outlines her accomplishments offering "I do not believe at moments like this that we should reflect and focus on the negative".

The letter goes on to say the Mayor "made a choice and I chose my family, especially my miracle baby, my daughter Taylor".

A spokesman for the Mayor tells News10NBC "nothing has changed operationally at city hall since yesterday".

You can read the full letter here.