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Patrick Salerno abruptly resigns as Coral Gables city manager

Resignation effective April 18

Patrick Salerno resigned as city manager of Coral Gables.
Patrick Salerno resigned as city manager of Coral Gables.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The city manager for Coral Gables has resigned, Local 10's Ross Palombo has learned.

Patrick Salerno announced his resignation Tuesday morning.

Salerno's resignation comes as the City Council was considering transferring some of his powers to the city clerk's office. 

He has been city manager in Coral Gables since 2009 and previously served as city manager in Sunrise.

His resignation takes effect April 18.