Just two weeks after agreeing to leave his job a year early and still get paid, former Foxborough town manager Kevin Paicos has been named one of two finalists for a part-time, temporary town administrator job in Northfield, a small community in the Berkshires.
A decision is expected to be made on Sept. 3, according to selectmen there.
Paicos confirmed his candidacy in a phone interview on Wednesday. He said the severance agreement that sends him on his way from Foxborough with $211,000 in pay and benefits – and requires him to be on call to finish municipal tasks – does not consider his taking another job “double-dipping” because it specifically allows him to seek other employment.
“And I’m doing that,” he said.
Foxborough officials have not discussed whether Paicos left voluntarily or was shown the door. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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