Monty Parker made the announcement on social media Dec. 16, according to KVUE's media partners at the Austin American-Statesman. He reportedly said the move comes after he accepted a new job opportunity that demands his full-time attention.
Back in October, Parker said he would not run for a second term.
His resignation was effective Monday at 5 p.m. Until the election in May 2020, Mayor Pro Tem Bill Goodwin will serve as acting mayor.
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