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Mayor of Sorrento steps down


POSTED: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 2:51pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 5:46pm

SORRENTO, La (WVLA) - The mayor of Sorrento says he's had enough. In a letter to council - Blake LeBlanc says they "failed the test" when it came to things like governing as one - and talking about the issues.

The resignation was effective at the end of the meeting.

People in Sorrento tell NBC33 News say it's a shocking - but welcome move.

Mayor Pro-Tem Milton Vicknair will preside as Mayor until a new one is elected.

Click here to view Blake LeBlanc's resignation letter.

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When will people in Sorrento see what's happening? This is the second official to leave in 6 months because of corruption and gross mis-management.You heard the Mayor: "appropriate funds like sands through an hourglass".

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