Kyle Barnhart, the town supervisor of Lodi, tendered his resignation on Oct. 17, leaving his position before his term officially ends on Dec. 31.
The 39-year-old, who was the sole representative of his party on the 14-seat Seneca County Board of Supervisors, had already decided against seeking reelection.
However, his early departure came as a surprise. He told The Finger Lakes Times that the decision came as his work schedule became more demanding.
The role of deputy supervisor is currently held by Board member Lucas Latini, a Republican. Latini, who faces no opposition, is set to run for the town supervisor position in the upcoming election.
Beyond his roles in local government, Barnhart has been actively involved in various regional organizations.
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