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Park Rapids City Administrator resigns; Accepts CEO position in Providence, Ky.

Park Rapids City Administrator Bill Smith has resigned after accepting a position in Providence, Ky.

Smith has been city administrator in Park Rapids since June of 2008.

"It went by quickly," he said. "We've really enjoyed this area."

His last day is Wednesday, Sept. 5 and he will start work as CEO of Regional Healthcare Affiliates in Providence, Ky. Monday, Sept. 10.

Smith plans to formally announce his resignation at the Tuesday, Aug. 28 Park Rapids City Council meeting.

The council will then need to figure out how it wants to proceed in filling the position.