Soggs resigns as Utica's Commissioner of Urban and Economic Development

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Mayor David Roefaro says the city's Commissioner of Urban and Economic Development in Utica, Randy Soggs, has resigned after roughly six months on the job

The mayor cited Soggs' busy private practice as the reason.

Soggs' resignation is effective as of Friday, July 1.

According to Mayor Roefaro, the city is now looking into the possibility of Mohawk Valley Edge or Municipal Housing Authority to take over.

Soggs is an attorney and local developer who served on many board within the community, including the Mohawk Valley Edge Board of Directors. He took over the position in late December of 2010.

Soggs owns several hundred thousand feet of property in the city.

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