New Smyrna Beach City Manager Pam Brangaccio has resigned after 10 years on the job, but will continue as a paid consultant until Oct. 4

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla -- After a decade on the job as New Smyrna Beach's city manager, Pamela Brangaccio has resigned, but she'll continue to receive her paycheck until Oct. 4 in her new role as a consultant until Oct. 4.

As of Wednesday, Brangaccio no longer held the city manager post, but through a separation agreement approved unanimously by the City Commission Tuesday night, she remains on the payroll as a consultant to the city through early October.

The city will cover the cost of five months of health insurance and make a contribution to Brangaccio’s pension plan, after which, she is slated to receive a lump sum payout of six months’ salary, plus unused personal leave and six months of continued health insurance after Nov. 1.



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