Utica city engineer Goran Smiljic resigns

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The engineer for the city of Utica has resigned.

Goran Smiljic turned in his resignation according to a common council representative.

Smiljic has been instrumental in several city projects including the city's new roundabout and sewer projects.

Common council member Ed Bucciero said he is leaving for a new job.

"We're going to miss him. He's done an excellent job for us here in Utica. He's been involved in numerous projects," Bucciero said. "He's got a lot of knowledge. He's energetic and outspoken as far as the council is concerned."

Bucciero said the next step is for the mayor to consider new candidates for the position.

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