Fla., city manager who was fired after revealing his
plans to have a sex change has applied for the city manager
position in Sarasota.
48, said he submitted his resume this week under
his future female name, Susan A. Stanton, with an
asterisk that the name change is pending.
"I really had not
anticipated applying for a city manager job so
quickly," Stanton told the Sarasota
Herald-Tribune. "But the opportunity has availed itself,
and so we'll see."
commissioners will review about 15 resumes for the
job next month. The following week, commissioners will
narrow the group to eight candidates. Those applicants
will be interviewed by commissioners. If Stanton is
among the final group, he said, he will interview as Susan.
The Largo city
commission voted 5-2 in February and again in March
to fire Stanton from the $140,000-a-year job he held
for 14 years. Commissioners said it was Stanton's
judgment, not the revelation that he planned a sex
change, that prompted his ouster. (AP)