Facing firing, Key West city manager Vitas accepts buyout of contract
|By Florida Keys Keynoter, (Marathon, Fla.)|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
It says that no later than
He also will get
Vitas was heavily criticized by several city commissioners
Fernandez, a 28-year city employee, would get an annual salary nearly double that of former utilities head
That contract will likely be invalidated at the Monday meeting.
Smith said Vitas knows that's not true and essentially called him a liar in front of the
He said that night that he might not seek to have his contract renewed when it expires in December. He's been city attorney for eight years. Now his departure doesn't appear likely, since his nemesis Vitas is gone.
Cates said he would recommend Scholl, who retired in
"That's why I am so happy
Vitas was hired on
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