LOWELL -- Another candidate for the city auditor's position has withdrawn, leaving one finalist remaining.

Patrick Zacchini, a certified public accountant from Manalapan, N.J., accepted another position and decided to withdraw, Human Relations Director Mary Callery has informed city councilors.

Zacchini, who emailed Callery on Sunday, is the fourth person named a finalist to withdraw.

The lone remaining finalist scheduled to be interviewed on Thursday at 6 p.m. is Dharam Dixit of Lowell.

Dixit is the state Department of Housing and Community Development's director of finance for its division of community services.

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