That translates to one less day every day and once the new NYC Mayor takes office, Bill de Blasio will have two months to plan his first budget.
One he gets sworn in, his first challenge is retroactive pay increases from public sector unions that could cost New Yorkers around $5 billion.
There's stop-and-frisk, a Bloomberg-era police tactic which led to racial profiling of young black and Latino men, then there are the campaign platforms like income inequality, jobs... etc.
There are many issues are serious and it appears Mayor Mike was waiting for his predecessor to deal with all these tough issues.
Bill de Blasio takes over on January 1 and he faces substantial obstacles towards reaching all of his sweeping policy objectives. It now appears that too long Mike may have over stayed his welcome... It may become difficult to shake the tail of two cities.