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Camilla city manager will resign at the end of April

CAMILLA, GA (WALB) -

Camilla's city manager is resigning partly because of ongoing problems with the mayor.

Mike Larkin will leave his job at the end of the month. He told us while his work has been a great experience, it's also been one of the most challenging jobs he's ever had. He and the city council have been at odds with Camilla Mayor Mary Jo Haywood. Last month, they asked the Mayor to resign if she didn't start sending all requests for Larkin through them. Wednesday he told us he's stepping down for a variety of reasons but admitted his confrontations with Haywood have something to do with it.

"I'd be less than honest with you if is said that didn't have a great deal to do with it, those things happen in communities, that's not a show stopper for this community. There's a lot of great people, great leaders here and we'll move on," said Mike Larkin, Camilla, City Manager.

Larkin plans to stay in the Camilla area and keep a close eye on some of the new development he's worked to bring to the city.

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