CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Cumberland City Administrator Jeff Repp says he’s resigning after 17 years.

Repp’s resignation letter was noted during a City Council meeting Tuesday. He’ll step down June 30.

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The Cumberland Times-News reports that Repp was recently named as one of six candidates for the city administrator position in Willmar, Minn.

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Repp says he applied for that job because he wants to be closer to his Midwestern roots.

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