Virg Bernero announced on Monday that he will not seek re-election as mayor of Lansing.

Bernero, who has served as mayor of Michigan's Capital City since 2006, announced the news on Facebook.

In the Facebook post, Bernero highlighted several accomplishments Lansing has seen during his tenure. He also called for continued efforts from entities and people, both public and private, to grow Lansing.

The full post follows:

Citizens of Lansing,

Serving as your mayor these past twelve years has been the greatest privilege of my life. ...

Posted by Virg Bernero on Monday, February 27, 2017

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