Sun Staff Report

PELHAM -- Tom Gaydos, Pelham's 11-year town administrator who has been on administrative leave since Jan. 9, officially resigned Friday.

Selectmen made the announcement before Friday night's School Deliberative Session.

The board's only comment was, "Tom Gaydos resigned," and no reason was offered.

Police Chief Joe Roark will remain the acting managing indefinitely.

Meeting in emergency session behind closed doors on Jan. 9, selectmen placed Gaydos on administrative leave. The board appointed Roark as acting town administrator until further notice.

"Chief Roark was appointed acting administrator because he is the most senior department manager in town," said Selectmen Chairman Ed Gleason in January. "The chief also has a highly qua