After choosing Kevin Smith of Litchfield, a former political candidate, for the town manager job, the Town Council has included a paragraph pertaining to running for office in its employment contract with him.
Smith was hired by the Town Council at its Aug. 5 meeting, as previously reported in the Londonderry Times. Smith, 36, ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for governor in 2012.
In an interview with the Londonderry Times last week, Smith said he had no plans to run for office in the forseeable future.
His employment contract with the town, obtained after the Londonderry Times made a Freedom of Information request, states: