The Sinnott administration is without one of its top people.
Assistant to the Mayor Laura Schaaf's last day was Friday.
She spearheaded efforts on a number of events, including the playground at Emerson-Gridly, and the Celebrate Erie events.
The mayor says he'll name a replacement later this week.
"There's a lot of initiatives, a lot of events, a lot of things that she was integrally involved in, and did wonderful things, so I think as a City we owe her a debt of gratitude." Said Erie Mayor Joe Sinnott.
Sinnott says Schaaf left to pursue other interests.