Report: City finance director resigning

December 3, 2010 4:08:23 AM PST
According to the Houston Chronicle, the city's finance director is leaving her post. The paper reports some sources say she was forced out. However, Michelle Mitchell says she wanted to return to the private sector. Mitchell took the job in 2006 and has led the city through several years of severe budget problems.

She oversaw major budget cuts for several city departments over the past few years.