MIAMI LAKES, Fla. -

Miami Lakes Councilman Nick Perdomo announced his retirement Wednesday.

Perdomo wants to focus on his business, according to a news release from Mayor Michael Pizzi.

"On behalf of the tax payers, I want to thank him for his service and many sacrifices to engage in public service," Pizzi said in the release.

Nelson Rodriguez, the chair of the education committee, plans to run for Perdomo seat, according to Pizzi.