San Francisco City Administrator Naomi Kelly, the city’s highest-ranking nonelected official, will resign Feb. 1, she told Mayor London Breed on Tuesday, weeks after federal prosecutors implicated her husband in an expanding City Hall corruption scandal.
Kelly started a six-week leave of absence last month to focus on her family after prosecutors charged her husband, former San Francisco Public Utilities Commission chief Harlan Kelly, with accepting bribes from a contractor.
Prosecutors have not charged Naomi Kelly with a crime. The criminal complaint against her husband alleges she attended a 2016 family vacation that federal investigators believe was intended as a bribe for Harlan Kelly.
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