Chris Mehl

Bozeman Mayor Chris Mehl talks to Bozeman High School students at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in January.

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Bozeman Mayor Chris Mehl resigned Wednesday, a day after city commissioners condemned him for behavior outlined in public documents that alleged he bullied and harassed city employees and interfered in the city's day-to-day business.

"It's been an honor to serve Bozeman for more than 10 years, and I thank the voters for that repeated opportunity," Mehl wrote in a statement. "While I was working to be a proactive and prepared representative under the city charter, other commissioners do not see it that way."

The resignation is effective as of 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to the statement. 

Mehl became mayor in January after two years as deputy mayor.

This story will be updated.

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