Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Taos County Manager Applicant Withdraws.

Byline: Kathy Holzka For the Journal

Confidentiality Need Was Cited

TAOS One of 10 applicants for the position of Taos County manager has withdrawn his candidacy, outgoing County Manager Robert Dale Morrison reported Monday.

Morrison, who resigned last fall but agreed to stay on pending the search for a qualified replacement, said the unidentified applicant withdrew because of a media request to identify all the applicants.

"He said he was concerned that disclosure would jeopardize his present position and he did not want to risk his job in the event he was not one of the finalists under consideration," Morrison said.

The county has declined to identify all but two of the applicants, citing a request by candidates for confidentiality. …

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