Mayor Duffy Submits Resignation. Oh, and uh, happy New Year.

Mayor Duffy Submits Resignation. Oh, and uh, happy New Year.

This article was scraped from Rochester Subway. This is a blog about Rochester history and urbanism has not been published since 2017. The current owners are now publishing link spam which made me want to preserve this history.. The original article was published December 30, 2010 and can be found here.

Fireworks over Rochester. [PHOTO: Aaron Giambattista]

   Effective at 11:59 p.m. Friday December 31 2010, Mayor Robert Duffy will no longer be Rochester's Mayor. Duffy will be sworn in as Lieutenant Governor of New York on Friday night. The inauguration ceremony will take place at noon on Saturday, January 1.

Ex-Mayor Robert Duffy

Duffy sent his resignation letter to City Council President Lovely Warren and City Clerk Dan Karin. Much like his second term as Rochester's Mayor, he kept this one brief...

December 30, 2010
RE: Resignation for Office
Dear President Warren and Mr. Karin:
So that I may assume the office of Lieutenant Governor of the State of New York on January 1, 2011, I respectfully offer my resignation from the office of Mayor of the City of Rochester, New York effective at 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2010.
I am humbled and honored for the oppurtunity that I have been given to serve the wonderful people of this great city and I am deeply grateful for the faith they have placed in me. I look forward to continuing my service to the citizens of Rochester and the State of New York as Lierutenant Governor.
Respectfully submitted,
Robert J. Duffy
Chris Gemignani

Chris Gemignani

Rochester, NY, USA